Translation of hackney carriage in Spanish:

hackney carriage

n

  • 1.1 (horse-drawn) coche (masculine) de alquiler 1.2 (taxi) [formal] taxi (m), coche (m) con taxímetro [formal]
    More example sentences
    • It is an offence to use a taxi rank unless you are a licenced hackney carriage (black cab), so why do cars flout this law?
    • I would advise people to take a couple of seconds before getting into a taxi to check if it is a licensed hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.
    • Whatever a hackney carriage may be classed as, it is still a car that carries a limited number of passengers who are paying for the privilege of being chauffeured from door to door.

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