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telega

[tuh-leg-uh; Russian tyi-lye-guh] /təˈlɛg ə; Russian tyɪˈlyɛ gə/
noun
1.
a Russian cart of rude construction, having four wheels and no springs.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Russian teléga, probably ultimately < Mongolian; compare classical Mongolian telege(n) carriage
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telega

/tɛˈleɪɡə/
noun
1.
a rough four-wheeled cart used in Russia
Word Origin
C16: from Russian
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