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rockaway

[ rok-uh-wey ]
/ ˈrɒk əˌweɪ /
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noun
a light, four-wheeled carriage having two or three seats and a fixed top.
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Origin of rockaway

1835–45, Americanism; apparently named after Rockaway, town in N New Jersey
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British Dictionary definitions for rockaway

rockaway
/ (ˈrɒkəˌweɪ) /

noun
US a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with two seats and a hard top
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