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ˈkæd lˌæk; ˈmɔtCadil·lac

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GCIDE

  1. Cadillac(n.)

    The best; -- metaphorical, from the automobile. Often used in the phrase

    Etymology: [Prob. from Cadillac, a French town.]

Wiktionary

  1. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    a brand of luxury automobile, now part of the General Motors group

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  2. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    by extension, any brand that represents the most luxurious or highest quality example in its class

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  3. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    a French surname

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  4. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    an urban area in Quebec, Canada

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  5. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    a commune in the Gironde department, in France

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  6. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    a city in the U.S. state of Michigan

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  7. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    a mountain in the U.S. state of Maine

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

  8. Cadillac(ProperNoun)

    A large pear, shaped like a flattened top, used chiefly for cooking.

    Etymology: Most places or objects named Cadillac are named for Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, a French explorer who founded the eponymous city in Maine and later the city of Detroit, Michigan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadillac(noun)

    a large pear, shaped like a flattened top, used chiefly for cooking

    Etymology: [Prob. from Cadillac, a French town.]

Freebase

  1. Cadillac

    Cadillac is an American luxury vehicle marque owned by General Motors. Cadillac currently sells vehicles in 37 countries, with its primary market being North America. In 2012, Cadillac's U.S. sales were 149,782. Globally, Cadillac's next largest market is China. The SRX crossover has been Cadillac's best selling model since 2010. Cadillac is currently the second oldest American automobile manufacturer behind fellow GM marque Buick and is among the oldest automobile brands in the world. Depending on how one chooses to measure, Cadillac is arguably older than Buick. Cadillac was founded in 1902 by Henry Leland, a master mechanic and entrepreneur, who named the company after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, the founder of the city of Detroit. The company's crest is based on a coat of arms that Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac had created at the time of his marriage in Quebec in 1687. General Motors purchased the company in 1909 and within six years, Cadillac had laid the foundation for the modern mass production of automobiles by demonstrating the complete interchangeability of its precision parts while simultaneously establishing itself as America's premier luxury car. Cadillac introduced technological advances, including full electrical systems, the clashless manual transmission and the steel roof. The brand developed three engines, one of which set the standard for the American automotive industry. Cadillac is the first American car to win the prestigious Dewar Trophy from the Royal Automobile Club of England, having successfully demonstrated the interchangeability of its component parts during a reliability test in 1908; this spawned the firm's slogan "Standard of the World." It won that trophy a second time, in 1912, for incorporating electric starting and lighting in a production automobile.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cadillac in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cadillac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Cadillac in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Cadillac is ready, willing and able to continue as title sponsor for the tournament, and I also can say that Cadillac is an amazing company and a longtime partner to the Trump Organization and we have an impeccable relationship.

  2. Lizzy Gardiner:

    I was looking for an American symbol. A Coca-Cola bottle or a Mickey Mouse would have been ridiculous, doing anything with the American flag would have been insulting, and Cadillac hub caps were just too uncomfortable. (speaking about the dress she wore made of American Express Cards)

  3. Larry Dominique:

    The problem is, Cadillac is not BMW, the ATS is the product that Cadillac could have used to build brand equity, but it was overpriced and overproduced.

  4. Jordan Taylor:

    Kamui Kobayashi, once a Formula 1 driver and member of Taylors winning team last year, was spectacular and the Japanese driver closed the final three hours to beat No. 77 Mazda Team Joest by more than a minute. The Cadillac was the only car on the lead lap for long stretches of the race. Jordan Taylor, who finished fourth in the Le Mans class, couldnt even remember the last time a Wayne Taylor Racing car won a race without a Taylor in the cockpit. Jordan Taylor first guessed 2004, then amended Jordan Taylor answer to 2008. I think since 2013 we went only one year without finishing on the podium, its an incredible team, an incredible victory, a lot of good guys on the team who are like family. Jordan Taylor stoically watched from the Team Penske pits. I couldnt show too much excitement in our pits, Jordan Taylor said. But very happy for my dad and the whole team. They really deserved it, they were dominant. The race had a record 833 laps, breaking the mark of 808 set two seasons ago. Jordan Taylor now has two wins as a driver one when Jordan Taylor drove for Wayne Taylor Racing and four as a team owner. DragonSpeed USA won the Le Mans Prototype 2 class. BMW Team RLL won the Le Mans class for the second consecutive year. Paul Miller Racing won the GT Daytona Beach class, the slowest but stacked division that had 18 entries including the Aim Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 with Kyle Busch. Kyle Busch was really good in Kyle Busch first endurance race, but the team had its share of struggles with attrition and was never a contender. Still, Kyle Busch said hed be interested in a return to sports car racing, especially if Toyota or Lexus moves up to the prototype class, because hed like a shot at racing for the overall win. Hopefully there is some things that Toyotas got up their sleeve as to what kind of class they want to participate in and what kind of cars they want to run over here in the next few years, Kyle Busch said. I would certainly be, Scott Dixon know, all hands on deck to put my hands up to get ready to go for a DP overall win. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP New regulations reached for 2022 earlier this weekend would make IMSAs prototype class eligible for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, another race Busch could potentially elbow into in the future. Toyota Racing Development President David Wilson said the manufacturer has no current plans to move up in class with Lexus or enter prototypes with Toyota. We are very happy racing in the GTD Series and we intend to continue as we still have races and championships to win, Development President David Wilson said. We would not rule it out in the future, but at the present time we have no plans to participate. Kyle Busch was highly praised by Kyle Busch teammates, as well as team co-owner Jimmy Vasser, who said not one person in the organization had an issue with the temperamental driver. Kyle Busch impressed. I am not sure why we should be impressed. Hes a NASCAR champion. Hes won more NASCAR races in the modern day than anybody, but it takes a lot of confidence and guts to jump into a discipline that hed never really done before and he did it with ease.

  5. Mark Sanford:

    From a conservative's perspective, there are a number of things that need further refinement, this notion of a refundable tax credit is a big deal, Medicaid expansion is a big deal, the Cadillac tax is a big deal.

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