Black Maria

noun
Black Ma·​ria | \ ˌblak-mə-ˈrī-ə How to pronounce Black Maria (audio) \

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First Known Use of Black Maria

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Black Maria was in 1834

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“Black Maria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Black%20Maria. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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