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Definition of "station wagon" []

  • An automobile having an extended interior with a third seat or luggage platform and a tailgate. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "station wagon" in a sentence
  • "Cautiously, even reluctantly, Uncle David wheeled the brown station wagon up the steep driveway the day he and Aunt Janet came to get us in Eastaboga."
  • "Another problem was that I learned that while the kids were in school, Peg was parking my unmistakable bright yellow, nine-passenger station wagon outside the local bar, where she was moonlighting by playing piano for the afternoon drinkers."
  • "In 1951, as a newly minted twenty-three-year-old PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, Noel Rose and his pregnant wife, Deborah, packed all their meager belongings into the back of an ancient, rear-dragging Oldsmobile station wagon and journeyed north from Philadelphia to the State University of New York at Buffalo."