What does black maria mean?

Definitions for black mariaməˈraɪ ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. police van, police wagon, paddy wagon, patrol wagon, wagon, black Maria(noun)

    van used by police to transport prisoners

  2. hearts, Black Maria(noun)

    a form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades


  1. Black Maria(Noun)

    A police van for transporting prisoners.

  2. Origin: but first usage is from the 1830's.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of black maria in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of black maria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of black maria

  1. black mariablack mariablack maria

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