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Humvee

[ huhm-vee ]
/ ˈhʌm vi /
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noun

a military vehicle that combines the features of a jeep with those of a light truck.

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Origin of Humvee

1985–1990; from the pronunciation of the initials HMMWV for H(igh)M(obility)M(ultipurpose)W(heeled)V(ehicle)
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British Dictionary definitions for Humvee

Humvee
/ (ˈhʌmˌviː) /

noun

a four-wheel drive military vehicle

Word Origin for Humvee

from h (igh-mobility) + m (ulti-purpose) v (ehicle) + -ee
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