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[moh-ter-kahr] /ˈmoʊ tərˌkɑr/

Chiefly British. an automobile.
Railroads. a self-propelled for freight or passengers.
a more formal word for car (sense 1)
a self-propelled electric railway car

also motor-car, 1895 from motor (n.) + car.


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