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pillion

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪl.i.ən/ us    /-jən/ UK
a seat or place behind the person riding a motorcycle where a passenger can sit: a pillion seat/passenger
pillion
adverb uk   us  
You get a bit uncomfortable after riding pillion for a couple of hours.
Translations of “pillion”
in Spanish asiento de atrás, asiento trasero…
in French siège arrière, de derrière…
in German der Soziussitz, Sozius-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩托車後座…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩托车后座…
(Definition of pillion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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