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Use for horse-drawn public street vehicles intended to carry a large number of passengers, generally having rear entry, longitudinal seats facing each other, and paneled sides; for horse-drawn rail vehicles usually accommodating more riders, use "horsecars."

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passenger vehicles

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11yrs ago

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