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command car

noun

, Military.
  1. a vehicle for use by a commander and staff.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of command car1

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60

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Example Sentences

Together, they struggled back to the command-car, von Schlichten covering the retreat with his pistol.

Von Schlichten had the radio-phone and was calling the command car at the scene of the riot.

Suppose we leave here in my command-car, go to Kankad's Town, and wait there till the Aldebaran gets in.

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

The command car bucked over hummocks of cogon grass while the boys held on to keep from being tossed out.

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