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  • n. A three-wheeled cycle rickshaw.


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Blend of tri- and rickshaw


  • And beca pron. bay-cha aka trishaw, and horse-drawn carts.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Passengers enjoy visits to remote jungle villages and silk-weaving towns, with the cruise including a host of complimentary tours such as trishaw rides through the coungtryside, junk boat tours to busy floating markets and excursions to ancient temples and the Khmer Rouge's grim Killing Fields near Phnom Penh.

  • "Seven people got hurt and I confirm that I heard that in front of the USDP office, two trishaw drivers also died immediately," Achin Sopagya said.

    Post-Election VIolence in Burma Prompts Fears of Wider Crackdown on Minorities

  • Pico Iyer tells of a "bright, resourceful, well-educated" trishaw driver in Myanmar, stifled in a country where intelligence is "something to be feared and can best be used by giving oneself to something other than words and ideas."

    Archive 2009-03-29

  • The gray-haired soap box orator in the tattered Mao jacket responded to the gaze of our camera by climbing up on the top of a trishaw, waving his hands at us in a ritualized, almost theatrical way, not unlike the way officials did on TV.

    Archive 2009-05-18

  • After prison I could not get a job; that is why I drive a trishaw today.

    Archive 2009-05-18

  • At left, trishaw drivers transport ballot boxes to polling stations in Yogyakarta Tuesday.

    Presidential Poll

  • A labourer rode a trishaw through a flooded street in Kolkata Monday.

    Cyclone Aila Lashes India and Bangladesh

  • A trishaw barely fits in Qianshi Hutong, the city's narrowest hutong.

    Memory Lanes

  • Tours by trishaw -- bicycle-powered rickshaws -- are available from several companies, including Tour Beijing and RickShaw.

    Memory Lanes


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