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lim·ou·sine

 (lĭm′ə-zēn′, lĭm′ə-zēn′)
n.
1. Any of various large passenger vehicles, especially a luxurious automobile usually driven by a chauffeur and sometimes having a partition separating the passenger compartment from the driver's seat.
2. A van or small bus used to carry passengers on a regular route, as between an airport and a downtown area.

[French, long shepherd's mantle, limousine (originally an automobile in which only the rear passengers were fully enclosed under a roof), from feminine of limousin, of Limousin (the automobile perhaps being so called because the roof projected over the driver like the hood of a mantle, or because it was developed by Charles Jeantaud (1843-1906), native of Limousin ).]

limousine

(ˈlɪməˌziːn; ˌlɪməˈziːn)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) any large and luxurious car, esp one that has a glass division between the driver and passengers
2. (Automotive Engineering) a former type of car in which the roof covering the rear seats projected over the driver's compartment
[C20: from French, literally: cloak (originally one worn by shepherds in Limousin), hence later applied to the car]

lim•ou•sine

(ˈlɪm əˌzin, ˌlɪm əˈzin)

n.
1. any large, luxurious automobile, esp. one driven by a chauffeur.
2. a large sedan or small bus for transporting passengers to and from an airport, train station, etc.
[1900–05; < French: kind of motorcar, earlier, kind of long cloak, so called because worn by the shepherds of Limousin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.limousine - large luxurious carlimousine - large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
berlin - a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations
لِيْمُوزيِنليموزينَه: سَيّارَة صالون فاخِرَه
limuzína
limousine
limusiini
לימוזינה
limuzina
limuzin
limúsín; lúxusbifreiî
リムジン
리무진
limuzinas
limuzīns
limuzína
limousin
รถคันใหญ่ที่หรูหราโอ่อ่า
xe limousine

limousine

[ˈlɪməziːn] Nlimusina f

limousine

[lɪməˈziːn] nlimousine f

limousine

nLimousine f

limousine

[ˈlɪməziːn] nlimousine f inv

limousine

(ˈliməziːn) noun
a kind of large motor car especially one with a screen separating the front seat from the back.

limousine

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