landau

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after the German city of Landau where such carriages were first made.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlæn.dɔː/, /ˈlæn.daʊ/
  • enPR: lăn'dô'

Noun[edit]

a landau (carriage) in a museum

landau (plural landaus)

  1. A type of lightweight, four-wheeled carriage in which the front and back passenger seats face each other.
    • 1891, Arthur Conan Doyle, A Scandal In Bohemia, Norton, published 2005, page 23:
      Away they went, and I was just wondering whether I should not do well to follow them, when up the lane came a neat little landau, the coachman with his coat only half-buttoned, and his tie under his ear, while all the tags of his harness were sticking out of the buckles.
  2. A style of automobile which is based around the idea of landau carriages.

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French[edit]

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landau

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landau m (plural landaus)

  1. pram, baby carriage
  2. landau (carriage)