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1trademark A large luxury car that is the most prestigious brand of General Motors.
- ‘They did, however, spend $650 a month to lease a Cadillac.’
- ‘My Uncle drove us to Radio City Music Hall in his huge Cadillac to see Sophia Loren in "Boy on a Dolphin".’
- ‘The men in the brown car waited in a parking space near Wheeler's black Cadillac.’
- ‘I don't remember the guy campaigning in a Cadillac.’
- ‘The race ended near a silver Cadillac parked in front of a driveway on Wright Avenue.’
2Something that is an outstanding example of its kind, especially in terms of luxury, quality, or size.‘the aircraft is widely regarded as the Cadillac of commuter planes’
- ‘This is the true Cadillac of the railroad!’
- ‘Its old organ dated to 1876, "a Cadillac in its time," said the rector.’
- ‘It was the Cadillac of all operations and quite successful.’
- ‘The place has turned from a Porsche into a Cadillac.’
- ‘The seeds of Virginia peanuts are so big that they're called the Cadillac of peanuts.’
- ‘This is the 'Cadillac' of saturation systems," said the team's leader.’
- ‘At D we have the Cadillac of diamonds: A colorless stone.’
From Cadillac, Antoine Laumet de La Mothe.
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