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landau

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noun lan·dau \ˈlan-ˌdau̇, -ˌdȯ\

Definition of landau

  1. :  a four-wheel carriage with a top divided into two sections that can be folded away or removed and with a raised seat outside for the driver



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Origin of landau

Landau, Bavaria, Germany


First Known Use: 1743


Landau

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biographical name Lan·dau \län-ˈdau̇\

Definition of Landau

  1. Leviticus Davidovich 1908–1968 Russ. physicist




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