[ foor-gawn ]
/ fʊərˈgɔ̃ /

noun, plural four·gons [foor-gawn] /fʊərˈgɔ̃/. French.

a long covered wagon for carrying baggage, goods, military supplies, etc.; a van or tumbril. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for fourgon


/ French (furɡɔ̃) /


a long covered wagon, used mainly for carrying baggage, supplies, etc

Word Origin for fourgon

C19: from French: from Old French forgon poker, from furgier to search, ultimately from Latin fūr thief
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