[lan-daw, -dou] /ˈlæn dɔ, -daʊ/

a four-wheeled, two-seated carriage with a top made in two parts that may be let down or folded back.
a sedanlike automobile with a short convertible back.
[lahn-dou; Russian luhn-dou] /lɑnˈdaʊ; Russian lʌnˈdaʊ/
Lev Davidovich
[lyef duh-vye-duh-vyich] /ˈlyɛf dʌˈvyɛ də vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1908–68, Russian scientist: Nobel Prize in Physics 1962.
a four-wheeled carriage, usually horse-drawn, with two folding hoods that meet over the middle of the passenger compartment
/Russian lanˈdau/
Lev Davidovich (ljɛf daˈvidəvitʃ). 1908–68, Soviet physicist, noted for his researches on quantum theory and his work on the theories of solids and liquids: Nobel prize for physics 1962

type of four-wheeled carriage, 1743, from Landau, town in Bavaria where they first were made. The first element is the common Germanic element found in English land (n.); the identity of the second is disputed. But Klein says the vehicle name is “in reality” Spanish lando “originally a light four-wheeled carriage drawn by mules,” from Arabic al-andul.


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