meaning of Cadillac

Cadillac meaning in General Dictionary

a big pear shaped like a flattened top used mainly for cooking

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  • a sizable pear, shaped like a flattened top, utilized chiefly for cooking.

Cadillac meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Cadillac vehicle business, created in 1902 by Detroit engine-maker Henry Martyn Leland and named for Antoine de los angeles Mothe Cadillac (1658-1730), French small aristocrat and colonial governor who founded Detroit in 1701.

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Sentence Examples with the word Cadillac

Indians at once came to the place in large numbers, but they soon complained of the high price of French goods; there was serious contention between Cadillac and the French Canadian Fur Company, to which a monopoly of the trade had been granted, as well as bitter rivalry between him and the Jesuits.

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