land yacht

noun

Definition of land yacht

1 : a 3-wheel wind-driven recreation vehicle consisting usually of a bare-frame structure and a single sail and used especially on areas of firmly packed sand
2 : a large motor vehicle

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1967

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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