Definition of cycle rickshaw in English:

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cycle rickshaw

(also bicycle rickshaw)

noun

(In South Asia) a three-wheeled bicycle for public hire, with a covered seat for passengers behind the driver.
Example sentences
  • Ex-cabbie David Kennedy had hoped to start ferrying passengers on his cycle rickshaw in April.
  • The cycle rickshaw is parked while its driver sees a movie.
  • The bustle of Old Delhi, seen from the back of a bicycle rickshaw, was the India that we had come to see.

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