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[bee-gah, -guh, bahy-] /ˈbi gɑ, -gə, ˈbaɪ-/
noun, plural bigae
[bee-gee, -jee, -gahy, bahy-] /ˈbi gi, -dʒi, -gaɪ, ˈbaɪ-/ (Show IPA).
Classical Antiquity
a two-wheeled chariot drawn by two horses harnessed abreast.
Compare quadriga, triga.
Origin of biga
1840-50; < Latin bīga, bīgae, for *biiuga (bi- bi-1 + iug(um) yoke1 + -a feminine nominative singular ending) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • biga answered that students are not required to change residency status if they moved to a different state only to attend college.

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