sleeping car

noun
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of sleeping car

: a railroad passenger car having berths for sleeping

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First Known Use of sleeping car

1839

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SLEEPING CAR Defined for English Language Learners

sleeping car

Definition of sleeping car for English Language Learners

  • : a railroad car with beds for people to sleep in



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