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  • n. Plural form of rickshaw.


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  • Those who came to visit rode in rickshaws and nibbled on

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  • The rickshaws are their form of taxis, they are three-wheeled little motored things and are pretty fun to ride in. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • The "rickshaws" along Massachusetts Avenue, for example.

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  • I have often heard of women being sent home to persuade their parents to borrow money from an NGO for their husbands to invest in business, including buying items such as rickshaws, vans, grocery shops or irrigation pumps.

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  • Instead of a line of cars waiting for the green, we saw a line of 'vehicles' consisting of horse-drawn carriages, air-conditioned Mercedes, ox-drawn carts, passenger buses, bicycles, and rickshaws, all waiting for the policeman to blow the whistle.

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  • In contrast, Varkala town is almost completely Indian – rickshaws, lorries, taxis, cyclists and pedestrians competing for dominance on the central roundabout against a ceaseless cacophony of noise.

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  • The frenzied activity of Kappil beach swirls around them: fish are laid out to dry and bartered over, rickshaws and bicycles blow their horns, clothes are being washed, greetings, shouts – all a storm's outer rings to their eye.

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  • Fighting began Saturday at noon as up to 60 insurgents armed with suicide vests, vehicles and rickshaws crammed with explosives attacked the Kandahar intelligence service and police headquarters, the provincial governor's compound, various police stations and coalition infrastructure, according to U.S. and Afghan officials.

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  • Pavel Rahman/Associated Press Children played amid parked cycle rickshaws during the last day of the 36-hour nationwide strike called by the opposition in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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  • Its streets are filled with taxis, buses, pedestrians, and even hand-pulled rickshaws, all of them -- it seems in this video -- honking their horns constantly.

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