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vardo

Line breaks: vardo
Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːdəʊ
 
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(also varda /ˈvɑːdə/)

Definition of vardo in English:

noun (plural vardos or vardas)

A Gypsy caravan.
Example sentences
  • With his dog and his young friends he'd set out in his vardo - a horse-drawn gypsy caravan - and end up in the most wonderful, strange and exciting places.
  • A traditional Victorian wooden wagon called a varda was on show at St Mary's School, Swanley, as was the Romany modern-day caravan equivalent.
  • The vardo, the traditional brightly painted gipsy caravan pulled by a horse, is quite a rare sight these days.

Origin

early 19th century: from Romany.

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