see also: Sedan
  • (British) IPA: /səˈdæn/

sedan (plural sedans)

  1. An enclosed windowed chair suitable for a single occupant, carried by at least two porters, in equal numbers in front and behind, using wooden rails that passed through metal brackets on the sides of the chair.
  2. (US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand) An automobile designed in a configuration with separate compartments for engine space, driver/passenger space and luggage space.
    • 1986 May, Jack Keebler, U.S. Family Sedans - traditional technology takes on state of the art, Popular Science, [|%22sedans%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=dqjhMg6mea&sig=9bdWDjFwCWWy_vkbujDEd0R_F3s&hl=en&sa=X&ei=CMU8UMGIPNGQiQe1w4DQBg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22sedan%22|%22sedans%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 24],
      What we are observing in this sedan square-off is the cumulative effect of modern design technology on the family sedan.
    • 1996, Dennis Adler, Fifties Flashback: The American Car, 2004, [|%22sedans%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=7u4HdgQNLJ&sig=nmQzd_jztWtx1rhKetL1ZdYwdsg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=HtE8UK2lNYvMmgWRroCwBA&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22sedan%22|%22sedans%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 22],
      In addition there was a companion four-door sedan, mounted on the C- 38 Series 121.5-inch platform and equipped with the 1 14-horsepower L-head six.
    • 2005, Dennis W. Parks, American Hot Rod: How to Build a Hot Rod with Boyd Coddington, [|%22sedans%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=7EUnU-OWz5&sig=XKMkpV1NFquaksdBhRIFxH8Uyn0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=CMU8UMGIPNGQiQe1w4DQBg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22sedan%22|%22sedans%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 115],
      The 1929 Model A Tudor sedan on these pages will receive a mild top chop of 3 inches, combined with the installation of a rear delivery door and a filled roof.
Synonyms Translations Translations Noun

sedan (plural sedans)

  1. A handbarrow for transporting fish.

Proper noun
  1. A commune in Ardennes, France.
  2. A rural town in South Australia, 100 kilometres east of Adelaide.
  3. An unincorporated community in DeKalb County, Indiana.
  4. An unincorporated community in Appanoose County, Iowa.
  5. A small city/county seat in Chautauqua County, Kansas. Named after the Battle of Sedan.
  6. A tiny city in Pope County, Minnesota. USA.
  7. A census-designated place in Gallatin County, Montana.
  8. An unincorporated community in Nuckolls County, Nebraska.
  9. An unincorporated community in Scioto County, Ohio.
  10. An unincorporated community in Kiowa County, Oklahoma.
  11. An unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia.

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