Definitions for landauˈlæn dɔ, -daʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lan•dauˈlæn dɔ, -daʊ(n.)

  1. a four-wheeled, two-seated carriage with a top made in two parts that may be let down or folded back.

    Category: Transportation

  2. a sedanlike automobile with a short convertible back.

    Category: Transportation, Automotive

Origin of landau:

1735–45; after Landau, town in Germany where first made

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Landau, Lev Davidovich Landau(noun)

    Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)

  2. landau(noun)

    a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately

Wiktionary

  1. landau(Noun)

    A type of lightweight, four-wheeled carriage in which the front and back passenger seats face each other

  2. landau(Noun)

    A style of automobile which is based around the idea of landau carriages

  3. Origin: Named after the German city of Landau where such carriages were first made.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landau(noun)

    a four-wheeled covered vehicle, the top of which is divided into two sections which can be let down, or thrown back, in such a manner as to make an open carriage

Freebase

  1. Landau

    Landau or Landau in der Pfalz is an autonomous city surrounded by the Südliche Weinstraße district of southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is a university town, a long-standing cultural centre, and a market and shopping town, surrounded by vineyards and wine-growing villages of the Palatinate wine region. Landau lies east of the Palatinate forest, Europe's largest contiguous forest, direct on the German Wine Route. It contains the districts of Arzheim, Dammheim, Godramstein, Mörlheim, Mörzheim, Nussdorf, Queichheim und Wollmesheim.


Translations for landau

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

baby buggy/carriage

(American) a pram.

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