diligence

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Word of the Day
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diligence(2)
Pronunciation /ˈdɪlɪdʒ(ə)ns/
noun
historical
A public stagecoach.

Origin
Late 17th century from French, shortened from carrosse de diligence ‘coach of speed’.

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Don stepped up into the bus with his backpack in front of him and found a seat right behind the driver. Don thought it was a hoot that the historical novel he had just been reading in the station had the main character riding in a diligence, something like the cross-state bus he, himself, was riding.

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