gondola car


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gondola car

n.
An open railroad freight car with low sides.
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Noun1.gondola car - a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roofgondola car - a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
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