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English definition of “patrol wagon”

patrol wagon

noun [C] uk   (also informal paddy wagon) US us  
a closed police vehicle used for transporting prisonersTrucks, vans and caravansThe police generally
(Definition of patrol wagon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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