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Word of the Day 10/09/21 Camion

Camion (noun)
camion [ kam-ee-uhn; French ka-myawn ]


noun, plural cam·i·ons [kam-ee-uhnz; French ka-myawn].
1. a strongly built cart or wagon for transporting heavy loads; dray.
2. a truck, as for military supplies.

WORDS RELATED TO CAMION
van, car, cart, carriage, caravan, chariot, lorry, coach, tram, buggy, dray, caisson, schooner, wain, buckboard, tumbril, barouche, fourgon, gilly

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Origin: 1880–85; < French < ?

HOW TO USE CAMION IN A SENTENCE
No one goes in or out except by military or Red Cross camion.
LEST WE FORGET|JOHN GILBERT THOMPSON

It was a wicked, blowy day, and I crept into a wrecked "camion" and sheltered there, and ate some lunch and slept a little.
MY WAR EXPERIENCES IN TWO CONTINENTS|SARAH MACNAUGHTAN

It was raining outside and now and then a dripping camion passed along the road, slithering through the mud.
ONE MAN'S INITIATION--1917|JOHN DOS PASSOS

However, we decided to make a try for it, and so left Beauvais in a small camion at 10:30 o'clock in the evening.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCE|EDWARD HUNGERFORD

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