baby carriage

noun

Definition of baby carriage

: a small four-wheeled carriage often with a folding top for pushing a baby around in

called also baby buggy

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Synonyms for baby carriage

Synonyms

baby buggy, buggy, perambulator [chiefly British], pram [chiefly British], pushchair [chiefly British], stroller

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Examples of baby carriage in a Sentence

twins in a double baby carriage

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Some migrants carried babies in their arms, others pushed baby carriages, and nearly everyone carried their belongings in backpacks and handbags. Juan Montes, WSJ, "Migrant Caravan Crosses Mexico’s Southern Border," 19 Oct. 2018 Using suspect descriptions, officers located a man, who was later identified as Jordan Collins, holding an open container of beer while walking with a woman pushing a baby carriage. Laney Ruckstuhl, BostonGlobe.com, "A man allegedly committed an armed robbery in Chicopee — and police found the BB gun hidden in a baby carriage," 21 June 2018 Her husband, Miguel Cáceres, pushed a baby carriage that holds the family’s baggage and held the hand of their 5-year-old son, Angel. Juan Montes, WSJ, "Fleeing Poverty and Violence, Central American Women Explain Why They Join Caravans," 4 Dec. 2018 After the robbery, four people, including a woman pushing a baby carriage, fled toward the nearby state park, police said. Laney Ruckstuhl, BostonGlobe.com, "A man allegedly committed an armed robbery in Chicopee — and police found the BB gun hidden in a baby carriage," 21 June 2018 Some people really do find love — and a baby carriage! — in paradise. Aili Nahas, PEOPLE.com, "Bachelor in Paradise Alums Carly Waddell and Evan Bass Welcome Daughter Isabella Evelyn," 15 Feb. 2018 Female members of the French resistance would load forbidden radios and weapons into the secret compartment of a baby carriage, like one showcased in the collection, risking their lives walking past Nazi occupiers. Sarah Betancourt, The Christian Science Monitor, "From paranurses to snipers: Exhibit focuses on women's WWII contributions," 25 May 2018 Female members of the French resistance would load forbidden radios and weapons into the secret compartment of a baby carriage, like one showcased in the collection, risking their lives walking past Nazi occupiers. Washington Post, "From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women," 25 May 2018 Williams pushed a baby carriage while her husband carried baby Olympia in his arms. Tamara Fuentes, Harper's BAZAAR, "Serena Williams Just Arrived in London With Her Husband and Daughter for the Royal Wedding," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of baby carriage

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baby carriage was in 1825

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baby carriage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of baby carriage

US : a vehicle in which a baby lies while someone pushes it from place to place

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