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  1. Mercedesnoun

    A car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.

  2. Mercedesnoun

    occasionally borrowed from Spanish.

  3. Mercedesnoun

    Short form of Mercedes-Benz.

  4. Etymology: Mercedes. The car was named for Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek who ordered 36 cars from Gottlieb Daimler.

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  1. Mercedes

    Mercedes was a brand of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. DMG which began to develop in 1900, after the death of its co-founder, Gottlieb Daimler. Although the name was not lodged as a trade name until 23 June 1902 and had to wait until 26 September to be registered legally, the brand name eventually would be applied to an automobile model built by Wilhelm Maybach to specifications by Emil Jellinek that was delivered to him on 22 December 1900. By Jellinek's contract, the new model contained a newly designed engine designated "Daimler-Mercedes". This engine name is the first instance of the use of the name, Mercedes, by DMG. The automobile model would later be called, the Mercedes 35 hp. An Austrian diplomat based in Nice, a business man running a profitable business selling cars, and a racing enthusiast, Emil Jellinek had been racing DMG automobiles under the pseudonym Mercédès, after his daughter, Mercédès Jellinek. Later he contracted with DMG for a small series of dedicated sports cars containing an engine that officially bore his daughter's name. He raced them very successfully, gaining recognition that increased interest in customers and Jellinek was placed on the board of directors of DMG. This model was a significant advancement in the history of automobiles. The model was released for sale in 1901 under the name of Mercedes 35 hp and, because of the success of the model, DMG began to apply the name as a series to other models such as, Mercedes 8/11 hp and Mercedes 40 hp Simplex. Jellinek seems to have become obsessed with the name and even had his name changed to Jellinek-Mercedes. Maybach quit DMG in 1907 and started up his own business.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mercedes in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mercedes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Mercedes in a Sentence

  1. The NFL:

    The press box desk I'm working on is physically moving because the crowd is going so wild here at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, unreal.

  2. Bernie Ecclestone:

    You can understand the position with both Ferrari and Mercedes. If they happen to give Red Bull the same sort of engine that they have, they will show up the people that are supplying the engines, i don’t want them to stop. I honestly think any of the engine suppliers would be OK for them.

  3. Jochen Hermann:

    We picked an acoustic signal for the EQC about a year ago and made a choice between three different sounds, take the Mercedes-Benz S-Class 12-cylinder model. If that approaches you at 10 kilometers an hour you can also barely hear it, so we wanted a sound which also oozes refinement for the electric car.

  4. Nico Rosberg:

    I spoke to (Mercedes motorsport head) Toto (Wolff) and (technical head) Paddy (Lowe) about an invitation for Sebastian and they are easy with it, dear Seb, this is the official invitation to join our debrief Friday 16.00 at Sepang. See you there, don't forget your notebook!.

  5. The German:

    I believe we have a very good car so it should be a good race : I ’m actually very confident for tomorrow, i think they( Mercedes) have been more or less one second away but I also think tomorrow it will be a lot closer, I expect that the gap will be smaller, we ’ll see what we can do.

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