"gondola" in the noun sense
1. gondola car, gondola
a low flat-bottomed freight car with fixed sides but no roof
long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling traditionally used on canals of Venice
3. car, gondola
the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant
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