estate car

Origin of estate car

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for estate car

estate car

noun
  1. British a car with a comparatively long body containing a large carrying space, reached through a rear door: usually the back seats can be folded forward to increase the carrying spaceAlso called (esp US, Canadian, Austral, and NZ): station wagon
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