sedan

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noun se·dan \si-ˈdan\

Definition of sedan

  1. 1 :  a portable often covered chair that is designed to carry one person and that is borne on poles by two people

  2. 2a :  a 2- or 4-door automobile seating four or more persons and usually having a permanent top — compare coupeb :  a motorboat having one passenger compartment

Origin and Etymology of sedan

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1635


Sedan

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geographical name Se·dan \si-ˈdan, French sə-ˈdäⁿ\

Definition of Sedan

  1. city in northeastern France on the Meuse River near the border with Belgium population 18,577



SEDAN Defined for English Language Learners

sedan

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noun se·dan \si-ˈdan\

Definition of sedan for English Language Learners

  • : a car that has four doors and that has room for four or more people


SEDAN Defined for Kids

sedan

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noun se·dan \si-ˈdan\

Definition of sedan for Students

  1. 1 :  a closed automobile that has two or four doors and a permanent top and seats four or more people

  2. 2 :  sedan chair



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