limousine


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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

لِيْمُوزيِن limuzína limousine Limousine λιμουζίνα limusina limusiini limousine limuzina limousine リムジン 리무진 limousine limousin limuzyna limousine, limusina лимузин limousin รถคันใหญ่ที่หรูหราโอ่อ่า limuzin xe limousine 豪华轿车
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