dining car


noun

a railroad car equipped with tables and chairs, in which meals are served.

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Also called diner, especially British, restaurant car .

Origin of dining car

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for dining car

dining car

noun

a railway coach in which meals are served at tablesAlso called: restaurant car
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