Definition of Tarantas

1. a Russian carriage [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarantas

taradiddles
tarahumara frog
tarakihi
tarakihis
tarama
taramas
taramasalata
taramellite
taramite
taramosalata
taranabant
taranakite
tarand
tarands
taranis
tarantas (current term)
tarantases
tarantella
tarantellas
tarantelle
tarantism
tarantisms
tarantist
tarantists
tarantula
tarantulae
tarantulas
tarantulated

Literary usage of Tarantas

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1. Five Thousand Miles in a Sledge: A Mid-winter Journey Across Siberia by Lionel Francis Gowing (1889)
"... palace—Chita—A snowless tract—Siberian fires—tarantas travelling—A convict train—An ... tarantas once more—A long cold ride—Through the woods—The Uda ..."

2. Geographical and Industrial Studies; Asia by Nellie Burnham Allen (1916)
"... WAGON CALLED A tarantas is shipped in refrigerator boats to London. Danish butter has for many years been considered better than that made in any other ..."

3. Through Persia by Caravan by R. Arthur Arnold (1877)
"A tarantas is simply a strong carriage, securely fixed upon half a dozen ... The body of the tarantas is quite unfurnished. Some travellers from Baku make a ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine (1873)
"warier sought some one with »horn I could agree tu share a i4\xl tarantas for the hundred ..L,l thirty miles hence to Tiflis. ..."

5. The Russian Empire, Its People, Institutions and Resources by August Haxthausen, Robert Farie (1856)
"The tarantas is said to have been originally a Tatar vehicle, and even now the best built ones arc found in Kazan. The telega is a genuine Russian ..."

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