noun Southwestern U.S.
Examples from the Web for carreta
Dear Carreta,—I reached this place yesterday and hope to be home to-night (Monday).
The animals have neither yoke nor harness, and the forward push of the head is the motive power by which the carreta is propelled.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
Dear Carreta,—I got here safe, and upon the whole had not so bad a journey as might be expected.
My dearest Carreta,—I write to you a line or two from this place; it is close upon the frontier of Wallachia.
Women and children were seated, à la Turque, on the bottom of the carreta, there being no raised seats in the vehicle.What I Saw in California|Edwin Bryant