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Definition of Parlor car

Parlor car
Parlor Par"lor, n. [OE. parlour, parlur, F. parloir, LL. parlatorium. See Parley.] [Written also parlour.] A room for business or social conversation, for the reception of guests, etc. Specifically: (a) The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from without. --Piers Plowman. (b) In large private houses, a sitting room for the family and for familiar guests, -- a room for less formal uses than the drawing-room. Esp., in modern times, the dining room of a house having few apartments, as a London house, where the dining parlor is usually on the ground floor. (c) Commonly, in the United States, a drawing-room, or the room where visitors are received and entertained. Note: ``In England people who have a drawing-room no longer call it a parlor, as they called it of old and till recently.' --Fitzed. Hall. Parlor car. See Palace car, under Car.

Meaning of Parlor car from wikipedia

- A parlor car (or parlour car outside the United States of America) is a type of p****enger coach that provides superior comforts and amenities when compared...
- its rolling stock, including the conversion of one of its train cars into a parlor car in the mid-1970s, and the switch from diesel oil to biodiesel to...
- Front of parlor car Back of parlor car Portion of dining car Another part of the dining car Section of lounge car Another section of the lounge car The train's...
- p****enger car exist, especially for long journeys, such as the dining car, parlor car, disco car, and in rare cases theater and movie theater car. In some...
- consist, and later added a Pullman-Standard dome-parlor car. The CB&Q operated dome-parlor-observation cars on the Twin Zephyrs, the Kansas City Zephyr and...
- cars, 16 ABVE 1st/2nd composite cars, 39 BVE 2nd class cars, 25 DVE guard's vans, 10 ESBV, 2 EES, and 2 EEB mail vans, 6 Sleeping cars, and 2 Parlor cars;...
- to sleeping cars, Pullman also provided parlor cars and dining cars used by some railroads that did not operate their own; the dining cars were typically...
- six coaches; a lunch counter-tavern car, a dining car, a 29-seat parlor car; and a 23-seat parlor-observation car. Each consist cost $1 million (equivalent...
- van, the Dining car and the Parlor car. The latter was always spelled in the American way, without the "u". Each of the sitting cars were 71 ft 6 in (21...
- and 1960s as the railroad expanded its east end parlor car service with luxury coaches and Pullman cars from railroads that were discontinuing their p****enger...