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Noun: station wagon  'stey-shun 'wa-gun
Usage: N. Amer, Austral, NZ (=estate car)
  1. A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    - beach wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], estate car [Brit, Cdn], beach waggon [Cdn, Austral, NZ], station waggon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], waggon [Cdn, Austral, NZ], estate [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: station wagons

Type of: auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, motorcar, wheel [informal]

Encyclopedia: Station wagon