from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lightly armored truck used to transport cash and other valuables.
- n. A lightly armored vehicle, usually mounted with a turret, used for military reconnaissance, combat support, and security.
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- n. Alternative spelling of armoured car.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables
- n. a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
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But then, five years before the dam was built, there it was: a major armored car robbery out on the Thruway near town.
All firing had ceased when he drove by armored car to Bayerlein's headquarters in the Rothehausstrasse.
Feldwebel Zellmann let in the clutch and the armored car moved off.
This was the use of an R.A.F. spotter riding in an armored car traveling with British forward units who directed the strikes over the R.T. where the ground com - manders felt they were most needed.
Michael Wittmann became the commander of an armored car and was promoted to
A blur suddenly exploded behind very-nervous Miles, as the men involved moved faster than 24 frames per second, and when stopped, they revealed themselves to be two Boston armored car guards, who had been alerted by passers-by.
Rondorf was the first to hear the report from the commander of an armored car positioned on Bismarck Tower Hill.
The bags were heavysixty or seventy pounds each, Id guessand the shortest route between the door of the armored car and the door of the bank took the guards up and over a waist-high concrete flower box.
Wally took a deep breath, swallowed once more, and said, “The treasure is seven hundred thousand dollars in cash stolen from a Securivan armored car in a daring daylight robbery on the New York State Thruway near the North Dudson exit on April twenty-sev —”
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