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The family engaged in other classic tourist activities, including a nighttime rickshaw tour.
In Thursday’s clash, swarms of motorcycle rickshaws, a form of taxi with a canopied metal seating unit towed behind the vehicle, were used for the blockades.
At 1:30 a.m., long past my bedtime, O.J. hopped on a rickshaw with a newfound female friend and joined a rickshaw caravan heading to another party destination.
In India, local startups have developed new mobile applications so that riders can hail rickshaws more easily, reducing uncertainty for riders and standardizing fares.
Narrow streets are jammed with cars, trucks, donkey carts and motorcycle rickshaws, or tuk-tuks, often driven by children.
Paytm makes a popular smartphone app that can be used to pay for goods and services spanning groceries to auto-rickshaw rides.
Small sampan boats, ox carts, tuk-tuks, bicycle rickshaws, and your own two feet get you through two countries heavy with history.
My favorite of Gedney’s India photos depicts two Calcutta rickshaw-pullers on a break, perched next to each other on one of their vehicles.
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Origin and Etymology of rickshaw
First Known Use: 1879See Words from the same year
RICKSHAW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rickshaw for English Language Learners
: a small, light vehicle with two wheels that is pulled by one person on foot or on a bicycle and that is used in some Asian countries
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