Definitions for wagon-litFr. va gɔ̃ˈli

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa•gon-litFr. va gɔ̃ˈli(n.)(pl.)wa•gons-lits

  1. (in continental European usage) a railroad sleeping car.

    Category: Railroads, Foreign Term

Origin of wagon-lit:

1880–85; < F, =wagon railway coach (< E) +lit bed (< L lectus)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleeping car, sleeper, wagon-lit(noun)

    a passenger car that has berths for sleeping


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