club car


Definition of club car

: a railroad passenger car with facilities for serving refreshments and drinks

called also bar car, lounge car

Examples of club car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 12th floor will be home to an executive lounge inspired by a train’s posh club car. Brian E. Clark, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The St. Jane and other boutique Chicago hotels tap into the city's history," 6 Mar. 2020 They wagons are whisked silently on and off stage and are rotated front and back, allowing the scene to change in a moment from a restaurant in Istanbul to the Orient Express’ club car to the train corridors to private compartments. Mary Carole Mccauley,, "Thinking of seeing 'Murder on the Orient Express’ at Everyman Theatre? 3 pros and cons of going.," 11 Dec. 2019 The wine train in Napa Valley where the whole train is a club car! Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Traveler 25: A Very Opinionated, Totally Subjective List of Things We Loved About Travel This Year," 14 Dec. 2018 The Pennsylvania Railroad, because the sandwich's double-decker design emulated the passenger club cars? Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Celebrating The Club Sandwich," 22 Apr. 2014 Meals in the club car are included in the price of your ticket, as is access to the onboard lounge (Club Acela) and lounges at train stations. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Train Deal: Two-For-One Roomettes on Amtrak," 21 June 2018 The collection contains ordinary pieces such as cabooses and flatcars along with unique pieces such as club cars, passenger coaches, a diner and a rare domed observation car. Kelly Kazek,, "Scenes from Calera: Picturesque wineries and train excursions," 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of club car

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Club car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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