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command car

noun, Military.
a vehicle for use by a commander and staff.
Origin of command car
An Americanism dating back to 1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He went down in a command car, with Paytrik Morland and a couple of others.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • They jumped into the command car which roared off immediately.

  • They piled into Lacson's command car and headed for the university.

    The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin
  • As they filed out of the briefing shack, Steinhart climbed into the command car with Kimball.

    The Hills of Home Alfred Coppel
  • Then, as the command car topped a rise, the major pointed ahead.

    The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The command car bucked over hummocks of cogon grass while the boys held on to keep from being tossed out.

    The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Von Schlichten had the radio-phone and was calling the command car at the scene of the riot.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

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