Meaning of “baggage car” in the English Dictionary

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"baggage car" in British English

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baggage carnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæɡ.ɪdʒ ˌkɑːr/ us /ˈbæɡ.ɪdʒ ˌkɑːr/ US UK luggage van

Examples from literature

  • From the open door of the baggage car were tossed the mail sack and two express packages. 
  • How light and pleasant this car was—so different from the baggage car. 
  • So their trunks were taken from the ship and carried to the baggage cars. 
  • The rough cottonwood box was already in the baggage car. 
  • There a new baggage car was put on, and another engine. 

(Definition of “baggage car” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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