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or berlin

[ber-lin, bur-lin] /bərˈlɪn, ˈbɜr lɪn/
an automobile with the front and rear compartments separated by a glass partition, as some limousines.
Origin of berline
From French; See origin at berlin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • As they raised him into the berline, however, he toppled forward, fainting.

    The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini
  • They are a berline for the general and his company, and a chaise for the servants.

  • Why could not Royalty go in some old berline similar to that of other men?

    Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus
  • Philip turned to see if anything worth taking was left in the berline.

    Farewell Honore de Balzac
  • Short of taking the berline to pieces, they could not have discovered the hiding-place.

  • And at this moment, the duchess's berline having drawn up at the steps, she entered it.

  • Long legs may be in the abstract an advantage, but scarcely so in what was called in France une grande berline.

    A Modern Telemachus Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I am sorry to say that my berline, which was the envy of every one in Antwerp, was eventually captured by the Germans.

    Fighting in Flanders E. Alexander Powell
  • They stopped the berline, and I handed them over to them without hesitation, thinking that they had come from the Emperor.'

  • The citoyen Blaise, who was a capital rider, took the road on horseback, going on in front to escape the dust from the berline.

    The Gods are Athirst Anatole France

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