Definition of patrol wagon in English:

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patrol wagon

Pronunciation: /pəˈtrōl ˈwaɡən/

Entry from US English dictionary


A police van for transporting prisoners.
Example sentences
  • This way, if a call was made by a patrolman and a patrol wagon was sent, the officers aboard the wagon were able to listen for the ringing alarm.
  • A fortnight later the same defendant was ramming a Garda patrol wagon near Washington Street as he attempted to get away in another stolen car.
  • The third area of concern for transportation was the creation of the patrol wagon for use by the CPD.

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Syllabification: pa·trol wag·on

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