an automobile, truck, bus, or similar motor-driven conveyance.
Words nearby motor vehicle
Origin of motor vehicle
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for motor vehicle
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among American college students, after motor-vehicle accidents.
The recent development of the motor-vehicle had produced a light, strong, durable motor.Boys' Second Book of Inventions|Ray Stannard Baker
British Dictionary definitions for motor vehicle
a road vehicle driven by a motor or engine, esp an internal-combustion engine
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