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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (passenger vehicle)
a. car
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Dónde estarán sentados en el tren? —Nuestros asientos están en el vagón F.Where on the train are you sitting? —Our seats are in car F.
b. coach
El vagón de pasajeros vino tan lleno que muchos de nosotros teníamos que estar de pie.The passenger coach was so crowded that most of us had to stand.
c. carriage (United Kingdom)
Mi abuela siempre viaja en el vagón de primera clase.My grandmother always travels in the first class carriage.
2. (open cargo vehicle)
a. freight car
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Enviaron la mercancía en un vagón de carga porque fue más barato que enviar por via aérea.The merchandise was sent in a freight car, because it was cheaper than shipping by air.
b. boxcar
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estos vagones de carga pueden llevar cualquier tipo de mercancía.These boxcars can carry any kind of merchandise.
c. freight wagon (open) (United Kingdom)
Uno de los vagones de carga se descarriló y perdimos toda nuestra carga.One of the freight wagons derailed and we lost all our cargo.
d. goods van (United Kingdom)
Los trabajadores ya están descargando el vagón de carga y poniendo las mercancías en el almacén.The workers are already unloading the goods van and putting the merchandise in the storeroom.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de pasajeros)
a. carriage
2. (de mercancías)
a. wagon
vagón cisternatanker, tank wagon
vagón delanterofront carriage
vagón de mercancíasgoods wagon o van
vagón de primerafirst-class carriage
vagón restaurantedining car, restaurant car
vagón de segundasecond-class carriage
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(Ferro) [de pasajeros] coach; carriage; passenger car; (EEUU) [de mercancías] goods o freight van; goods o freight wagon; freight car; (EEUU)
vagón cama sleeping car
vagón cisterna tanker; tank wagon
vagón de cola guard's van; caboose; (EEUU) rear; tail end
vagón de equipajes luggage van
vagón de ganado vagón de hacienda (S. Cone) cattle truck; stock car; (EEUU)
vagón de primera first-class carriage
vagón de reja (S. Cone) cattle truck; stock car; (EEUU)
vagón de segunda second-class carriage
vagón directo through carriage
vagón mirador observation car
vagón postal mailcoach; mailcar; (EEUU)
vagón restaurante dining car
vagón tanque tanker; tank wagon
vagón tolva hopper
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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