dining car


noun

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

Origin of dining car

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
Also called diner, especially British, restaurant car.
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dining car


noun

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