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jeep,small, durable automotive vehicle intended for heavy-duty applications and sometimes provided with the capability of delivering driving power to all four wheels. The last feature allows superior performance on slippery surfaces such as those formed by ice or mud. The earliest jeeps were used by U.S. military services during World War II.
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A one-quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive utility vehicle in wide use in all United States military services.
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