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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Passenger  \Pas"sen*ger\,  n.  [OE.  &  F.  passager.  See  {Passage}, 
  and  cf  {Messenger}.] 
  1.  A  passer  or  passer-by;  a  wayfarer.  --Shak. 
  2.  A  traveler  by  some  established  conveyance,  as  a  coach, 
  steamboat,  railroad  train,  etc 
  {Passenger  falcon}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  migratory  hawk.  --Ainsworth. 
  {Passenger  pigeon}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  common  wild  pigeon  of 
  North  America  ({Ectopistes  migratorius}),  so  called  on 
  account  of  its  extensive  migrations. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  person  traveling  in  a  vehicle  (a  boat  or  bus  or  car  or 
  plane  or  train  etc)  who  is  not  operating  it  [syn:  {rider}] 

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