Definition of motorcar in English:

motorcar

Syllabification: mo·tor·car
Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌkär
 
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noun

1 dated or British An automobile.
More example sentences
  • The Reverend W Hughes followed with a suggestion that the speed of motorcars should be restricted to four miles per hour on district roads which were less than eleven feet wide, and another member went so far as to suggest two miles per hour.
  • Ask Robin about what has changed in more than 40 years, and he has an answer ready: ‘Fridges, freezers, supermarkets and motorcars.’
  • In 1904 the UK had 18,340 motorcars and 21,521 motorcycles.
2US A self-propelled railroad vehicle used to carry railroad workers.
More example sentences
  • There were in the course of construction in the shops of the North Eastern Railway Company at York several motorcars, which were to be used as an experiment by the company.

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