limousine

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noun lim·ou·sine \ˈli-mə-ˌzēn, ˌli-mə-ˈzēn\

Definition of limousine

  1. 1 :  a large luxurious often chauffeur-driven sedan that usually has a glass partition separating the driver's seat from the passenger compartment

  2. 2 :  a large vehicle for transporting passengers to and from an airport

Examples of limousine in a Sentence

  1. The bride and groom rode in a limousine from the church to the reception hall.

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Origin and Etymology of limousine

French, literally, cloak, from Limousin, France



LIMOUSINE Defined for English Language Learners

limousine

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Definition of limousine for English Language Learners

  • : a very large and comfortable car usually driven by a professional driver (called a chauffeur)

  • : a vehicle (such as a bus or van) that carries passengers to and from an airport


LIMOUSINE Defined for Kids

limousine

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noun lim·ou·sine \ˈli-mə-ˌzēn, ˌli-mə-ˈzēn\

Definition of limousine for Students

  1. :  a large luxurious automobile often driven by a chauffeur



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