jinriksha

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A jinriksha.
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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 人力車 (じんりきしゃ, jinrikisha).

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jinriksha ‎(plural jinrikshas)

  1. A two-wheeled carriage pulled along by a person.
    • 1904, Marietta Holley, Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition, ISBN 1465562079:
      In the Transportation Buildin' is a map one hundred feet long, showing the transportation facilities of the Empire, a perfect network of railways and telegraphand telephone wires, showin' they have other ways of gettin' 'round there besides man-carts and jinrikshas, yes, indeed!

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