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View synonyms for sedan

sedan

1

[ si-dan ]

noun

  1. an enclosed automobile body having two or four doors and seating four or more persons on two full-width seats.


Sedan

2

[ si-dan; French suh-dahn ]

noun

  1. a city in NE France, on the Meuse River: defeat and capture of Napoleon III 1870.

Sedan

1

/ sɪˈdæn; sədɑ̃ /

noun

  1. a town in NE France, on the River Meuse: passed to France in 1642; a Protestant stronghold (16th–17th centuries); scene of a French defeat (1870) during the Franco-Prussian War and of a battle (1940) in World War II, which began the German invasion of France. Pop: 20 548 (1999)


sedan

2

/ sɪˈdæn /

noun

  1. a closed two-door or four-door car with four to six seats Also called (in Britain and certain other countries)saloon
  2. short for sedan chair

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sedan1

First recorded in 1625–35; of obscure origin

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sedan1

C17: of uncertain origin; compare Latin sēdēs seat

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Example Sentences

Soon after, a person called 911 and reported a gray sedan was “driving erratically” on the Beltway just west of the bridge, according to Virginia State Police.

In several cases, investigators said, the arsonist drove a generic silver sedan.

For the average car, the average sedan, it’s not going to be able to fit three car seats in the back.

The first version of the sedan—the $169,00 Dream Edition—also offers 1,080 horsepower, over 150 mph, and a range of up to 517 miles according to EPA’s estimates.

Though Ford doesn’t disclose the exact breakdown, Fortune estimates that of the 159,000 vehicles that Ford sold in China in Q2, roughly half were sedans, led by the midsize Focus and compact Escort, and SUVs.

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Hoech approached the line of police and SWAT vehicles in his sedan late Tuesday, turned around, and parked.

Early Thursday morning, a sedan ran over a crowd of people outside of the Mohawk in Downtown Austin, Texas, during SXSW.

As I settled into the backseat of the cozy sedan, Frank struck up conversation.

The Infiniti sedan then made a right turn toward the West Front of the Capitol.

We could see the big crumpled Mercedes sedan, but not very well.

This cross between a wheelbarrow and a sedan-chair was supported and trundled along the street by four bearers.

A big gray sedan stood in the middle of the road, the motor idling.

The overhead doors beneath a sign which advertised car washing by steam ran up on their track as the gray sedan came into sight.

The big gray sedan carrying Delancy and his pals, hit the suburban town at a scant seventy miles an hour.

But that sudden spurt of speed on the part of the gray sedan was a dead give-away.

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Sedaliasedan chair