Definition of autorickshaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊˌrɪkʃɔː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


(In South Asia) a motorized, three-wheeled rickshaw for public hire.
Example sentences
  • The rules to be followed by children while travelling in buses, autorickshaws and cars and while riding pillion on two-wheelers, have been listed separately.
  • The ubiquitous autorickshaws - three-wheeled buggies powered by motorbike engines - are available for hire as taxis, as well.
  • A relatively easy, and sometimes inexpensive, way to explore a city is to hire an autorickshaw.

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