town car

noun

Definition of town car 

: a 4-door automobile with a usually open driver's compartment and a separate enclosed passenger compartment

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Another 25 percent of travelers use Uber, Lyft, an on-site shuttle or take a taxi or town car before hitting the PDX concourse. Andrew Theen, OregonLive.com, "PDX jacks up prices for Uber, Lyft, parking," 30 May 2018 Littleton police arrested an Everett man after a multi-town car chase that ended in Acton, officials said. Elise Takahama, BostonGlobe.com, "Police arrest Everett man who allegedly led officers on a multi-town car chase ending in Acton," 25 Apr. 2018 The three of them were driving back in a black Lincoln town car on Elysian Fields Avenue when an Audi careening down the street struck them. Hanna Krueger, NOLA.com, "Man's crime spree leaves New Mexico tourists battered and stranded in New Orleans," 6 May 2018 Of course, a night of la dolce vita in 2017 would not be complete without a high-tech photo-booth picture to boot, which guests indulged in before piling back in to town cars headed for the real world. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Bulgari Brings La Dolce Vita to New York," 22 Oct. 2017 Harried central bankers and finance ministers rushed in and out of the hotel lobby, trailing entourages of aides and security guards as their black town cars idled by the curb. Landon Thomas Jr., New York Times, "Why Investors Can’t Get Enough of Tajikistan’s Debt," 17 Oct. 2017 On Tuesday night starting at 5 p.m., editors, influencers, and the designer’s family and friends were all whisked in black town cars to the garage of Ralph Lauren’s suburban Westchester estate, approximately two hours away, for the 7 p.m. show. The Cut, "Diane Keaton Saw a Lot of Cars (and Clothes) in Ralph Lauren’s Garage," 12 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of town car

1906, in the meaning defined above

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