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A light folding chair on wheels, in which a baby or young child can be pushed along.
- ‘Some marchers had placards while others eagerly snapped up pink and blue balloons, with the Gazette's Save Our Maternity Unit logo, to secure to their prams and baby buggies.’
- ‘Many areas in the paths are much too narrow, uneven, and have insufficient ramps for baby buggies or wheelchairs.’
- ‘The couple are accused by Portuguese police of abandoning Charles in a baby buggy near Faro airport before flying back to Britain on Sunday and now face possible extradition to Portugal.’
- ‘Like owners of absurdly supersized baby buggies, for whom every car boot or shop doorway is a challenge, the 4x4 driver must atone, in every narrow street, for her self-importance.’
- ‘On September 14th last all wheels were in action from the motorized chairs to the manual chairs, even down to the baby buggy.’
- ‘If you've got a baby buggy, you can skip the long queues out front and get special access to the lift that takes you to the top.’
- ‘Yet the moment we become mothers we are supposed to switch off our ambitions, tighten our belts and shuffle off into the sunset with a baby buggy and dark roots.’
- ‘Outside, along Cambridge Heath Road, modern mums push toddlers in market-bought baby buggies, and late commuters sleepwalk their way into work.’
- ‘Orienteering does not usually involve dodging baby buggies and strolling shoppers as competitors race to the finish.’
- ‘The new scheme was launched yesterday at Stanton Park, where two classic buses were lined up against their modern equivalent, which have special provision for baby buggies and wheelchair users.’
- ‘We manufactured versions of prototypes which were tested on various golf carts, baby buggies and marine applications with great results.’
- ‘The child was found wrapped in blankets in a baby buggy near Faro airport on Sunday evening by a man walking his dog.’
- ‘It was detailed and depraved, a plot to hide bombs in baby buggies in the New York subways.’
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