- an armorplated truck with strong locks and doors, and usually portholes for guards to shoot through, for transporting money and valuables, as to and from banks.
- a military combat and reconnaissance vehicle with wheels, light armor, and usually machine guns.
Origin of armored car
First recorded in 1910–15
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