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English definition of “stagecoach”


noun [C]    /ˈsteɪdʒˌkoʊtʃ/
(in the past) a covered vehicle pulled by horses that carried passengers and goods on regular routes: The coming of the stagecoach was once a major event in remote American settlements.
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