Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An automobile having an extended interior with a third seat or luggage platform and a door or tailgate at the back.

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  • noun US, Australia, New Zealand, automotive A body style for cars in which the roof is extended rearward to produce an enclosed area in the position of and serving the function of the boot (trunk) of a sedan / saloon.

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  • noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Originally a covered wagon used to convey passengers from a train station to their hotel.]

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