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Noun: wagon  wa-gun
  1. Any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    - waggon
  2. Van used by police to transport prisoners
    - police van, police wagon, paddy wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], patrol wagon [US, Austral, NZ], black Maria
  3. A child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
    - coaster wagon
  4. [N. Amer, Austral, NZ] A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    - beach wagon [N. Amer, Austral, NZ], station 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]
Noun: Wagon
  1. A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    - Big Dipper [N. Amer], Dipper, Plough [Brit], Charles's Wain, Wain

Derived forms: wagons

Type of: asterism, auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, motorcar, van, wheel [informal], wheeled vehicle, whip [US, informal]

Part of: Great Bear, Ursa Major

Encyclopedia: Wagon