[ Spanish kah-le-sah ]
/ Spanish kɑˈlɛ sɑ /


(in the Philippines) a small, two-wheeled calash.

Origin of calesa

< Spanish < French calèche calèche Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for calesa

  • I stopped the calesa, hailed him, and inquired was he fond of rheumatic fever.

    Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
  • The two-wheeled trap, called a calesa, is the chief conveyance.