carbarn
noun Date: 1880 a building that houses the cars of a street railway or the buses of a bus system

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  • carbarn — /kahr bahrn /, n. a large building for the housing and maintenance of streetcars, railroad cars, or buses. [1865 70; CAR1 + BARN] * * * …   Universalium

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  • carbarn — car•barn [[t]ˈkɑrˌbɑrn[/t]] n. trs a large building for the housing and maintenance of streetcars, railroad cars, or buses • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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