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n. pl. wa·gons-lits or wa·gon-lits (vä′gôN-lē′)
A sleeping car on a European railroad train.
n, pl wagons-lits (vaɡɔ̃li)
1. (Railways) a sleeping car on a European railway
2. (Railways) a compartment on such a car
[C19: from French, from wagon railway coach + lit bed]
wa•gon-lit(Fr. va gɔ̃ˈli)
n., pl. wa•gons-lits (Fr. va gɔ̃ˈli)
(in continental European usage) a railroad sleeping car.
[1880–85; < French, =wagon railway coach (< E) + lit bed (< Latin lectus)]
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|Noun||1.||wagon-lit - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping|
drawing room - a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet
roomette - a small private compartment for one on a sleeping car