Fiat

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See also: fiat and FIAT

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Etymology[edit]

Italian abbreviation: Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin)

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Fiat

  1. An automobile manufactured by the Italian firm Fiat S.p.A..
    • 1997 Jill Nagle: Whores and Other Feminists (page 160) [1]
      Even as a young feminist who was very angry at men, a real ballbuster, I had a boyfriend who drove a Fiat, I was always fashionable, even though it was hippie gear.
    • 2003 -- Mary-Rose MacColl: Killing Superman (page 108) [2]
      We'd watched Marion pile her three kids and their stuff into an old Fiat 124 I was sure Dad must have picked for her; she didn't look like a Fiat driver at heart.
    • 2005 -- Chris Bonner: Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia Care-based Therapy (page 13) [3]
      You are jet-lagged, have a headache, can't stand driving a Fiat, it's turned dark and you cannot see or read the road signs.

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