Origin of Cadillacfrom Cadillac, trademark for a luxury automobile, after Cadillac
The tail fins of a 1959 pink Cadillac.
The definition of a Cadillac is a car brand produced by General Motors, or something that is the highest quality of its kind.
An example of a Cadillac is the most expensive and well made designer bag on the market.
Informal something that is the most luxurious or highest quality of its kind
1658?-1730; Fr. explorer in America
- A brand of luxury automobile, now part of the General Motors group
- By extension, any brand that represents the most luxurious or highest quality example in its class
- A surname.
- An urban area in Quebec, Canada
- A commune in the Gironde department, in France
- A city in the U.S. state of Michigan
- A mountain in the U.S. state of Maine
- A village in Saskatchewan, Canada
- After the several parties had begun to complain to the home government the monopoly of the fur trade was transferred to Cadillac and he was exhorted to cease quarrelling with the Jesuits.
- The oldest, Mine La Motte (Madison county), discovered in 1715 by De la Motte Cadillac, is still a heavy producer.
- Cadillac arrived on the 24th of July with about ioo followers.
- A larger and more massive and stately building than the city hall is the county court house, facing Cadillac Square, with a lofty tower surmounted by a gilded dome.
- Indians at once came to the place in large numbers, but they soon complained of the high price of French goods; there was serious contention between Cadillac and the French Canadian Fur Company, to which a monopoly of the trade had been granted, as well as bitter rivalry between him and the Jesuits.