drive-in
drive-in drive-in n. any installation designed to accommodate patrons while staying in their automobiles; especially an outdoor movie theater in which patrons park in their vehicles to watch the movie. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Drive-In (song) — Drive In is a song written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love for the American pop band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1964 album All Summer Long . Details * Written by: Brian Wilson/Mike Love * Album: All Summer Long * Time: 1 min 51 sec *… …   Wikipedia

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