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Definition of "passenger-car" []

  • A car for carrying passengers on a railroad; specifically, an ordinary car for day travel, as distinguished from a sleeping-car or drawing-room car, etc. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "passenger-car" in a sentence
  • "Ford said its passenger-car sales in China in the three months ended March 31 totaled 85,123 units, up 11% from a year earlier, and commercial vehicle sales rose 34% to 55,443 units."
  • "Fiat's main passenger-car and light-commercial-vehicle business shipped 518,600 vehicles in the first quarter."
  • "The European passenger-car market was down 4.9% year-on-year at 13.8 million vehicles in 2010, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association said."