berline

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See also: Berlīne

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French berline.

Noun[edit]

berline (plural berlines)

  1. (Quebec, automotive) A sedan-type car.
  2. (historical) Alternative form of berlin (type of carriage)
    • 1970, History Today (volume 20, issues 1-6, page 388)
      The King usually set out at ten o'clock in the morning, riding in a berline drawn by eight horses and driven by a huge coachman and a light postilion.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Berlin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

berline f (plural berlines)

  1. (historical) berlin (four-wheeled carriage)
  2. (automotive) a sedan or saloon car

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

berline f

  1. plural of berlina