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or ber·lin

[ber-lin, bur-lin]
  1. an automobile with the front and rear compartments separated by a glass partition, as some limousines.
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Origin of berline

From French; see origin at berlin
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Historical Examples

  • 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?

  • Philip turned to see if anything worth taking was left in the berline.


    Honore de Balzac

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