wagon-lit
noun (plural wagons-lits or wagon-lits) Etymology: French, from wagon railroad car + lit bed Date: 1884 a railroad sleeping car

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  • wagon-lit — [ vagɔ̃li ] n. m. • 1861; de wagon et lit ♦ Dans un train, Voiture formée de compartiments fermés, munis de couchettes et d eau courante, pour permettre aux voyageurs d y passer la nuit. ⇒ sleeping. Des wagons lits. REM. Le terme administratif… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wagon-lit — wagón lítvagõlí]wagon lit ul;wagon lit uri Trimis de raduborza, 30.04.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • wagon-lit — [vȧ gōn lē′] n. pl. wagons lits [vȧgōn lē′] [Fr < wagon, car, railway coach (< E WAGON) + lit, bed < L lectus: see LIE1] in Europe, a railroad sleeping car …   English World dictionary

  • wagon-lit — /vagõ li/, it. /vagon li/ locuz. m., fr. [comp. di wagon vagone, vettura e lit letto , traduz. dell ingl. sleeping car ], usata in ital. come s.m. (ferr.) [veicolo ferroviario dotato di letti] ▶◀ carrozza (o vagone) letto, sleeping car …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • wagon-lit — /fr. vaˌɡõˈli/ [vc. fr., comp. di wagon «vettura ferroviaria» e lit «letto»] loc. sost. m. inv. vagone letto, vettura letto, carrozza letto, sleeping car (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • wagon-lit — ► NOUN (pl. wagons lits pronunc. same) ▪ a sleeping car on a train in continental Europe. ORIGIN French, from wagon railway coach + lit bed …   English terms dictionary

  • Wagon-Lit — Wa|gon Lit [vagõ li:], der; , Wagons Lits [vagõ li:; frz. wagon lit, aus: wagon = Eisenbahnwagen u. lit = Bett]: frz. Bez. für Schlafwagen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wagon-Lit — Wa|gon Lit [vagõ li:] der; , Wagons Lits [vagõ li:] <aus fr. wagon lit zu wagon »Eisenbahnwagen« u. lit »Bett«> franz. Bez. für Schlafwagen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • wagon-lit — {{#}}{{LM SynW41313}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE W40309}}{{\}}{{CLAVE}}{{/}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS:{{/}} {{[}}wagon lit{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} = coche cama {{#}}{{LM W40309}}{{〓}} {{SynW41313}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS{{/}} {{[}}wagon… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • wagon-lit — [ˌvagɒwagon lit li:] noun (plural wagons lits pronunciation same) a sleeping car on a train in continental Europe. Origin Fr., from wagon railway coach + lit bed …   English new terms dictionary

  • wagon-lit — /vagɒ̃ ˈli/ (say vahgon lee) noun (plural wagons lits) (in France and some other European countries) a railway sleeping car. {French, from wagon railway coach, wagon + lit bed} …   Australian English dictionary

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