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fastback van

fastback van
 n.— «“What is it?” asked a judge for the Eyes on Design Awards as he contemplated the Chrysler ecoVoyager, a long blue capsule with a stubby front end grafted onto a minivan body. He and his fellow judges…stared and stared at the unfamiliar shape. Finally, their leader, Jack Telnack, former design chief for the Ford Motor Company, declared, “It’s a fastback van.”» —“Looking at the Slope of Things to Come” by Phil Patton in Detroit, Michigan New York Times Jan. 20, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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