sleeping car

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  1. a railroad car fitted with berths, compartments, bedrooms, or drawing rooms for passengers to sleep in.

Origin of sleeping car

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for sleeping car

sleeping car

  1. a railway car fitted with compartments containing bunks for people to sleep in

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