jeepney


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jeep·ney

 (jēp′nē)
n. pl. jeep·neys
A jitney bus used in the Philippines for public transportation.

jeepney

(ˈdʒiːpnɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in the Philippines) a jeep that has been customized and converted into a taxi
[C20: from jeep + jit(ney)]
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