limousine

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limousine

1. any large and luxurious car, esp one that has a glass division between the driver and passengers
2. a former type of car in which the roof covering the rear seats projected over the driver's compartment

Limousine

 

(Russian, limuzin), a body style of contemporary automobiles. The style has a rigid, transparent partition separating the front seat from the rear area, which is the passenger compartment. Limousine bodies are used only in large, luxurious cars (for example, the ZIL-114).

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