carbarn

noun

car·​barn ˈkär-ˌbärn How to pronounce carbarn (audio)
: a building that houses the cars of a street railway or the buses of a bus system

Examples of carbarn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The car had been kept in a corner of the carbarn gathering dust like an old piece of furniture in the back of someone’s basement. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, 7 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carbarn was in 1875

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“Carbarn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbarn. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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