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sedan

Pronunciation: /sɪˈdæn/

Translation of sedan in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (car) (American English/inglés norteamericano) sedán (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Are you looking for a sports car, or do you have children and need a sedan, minivan or SUV?
    • Many have drivetrains taken from sport sedans, with suspensions to match.
    • Not quite a sedan or SUV, today's station wagons are stylish, functional and fast.
  • 2sedan (chair) palanquín (masculine), silla (feminine) de manos
    Example sentences
    • It's said that long ago an Immortal found out that a devil had followed the wedding parade of a bride who was being carried in a sedan chair.
    • Then, clad richly in gold from head to toe, the leader appeared at the top of the wall escorted by several servants who were carrying him in a sedan chair.
    • As the Viceroy was being carried in a sedan chair away from the viewing stand, a Chinese man jumped out of the crowd lining the street, lifted a pistol, fired a single shot into the Viceroy's head.

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