Telega

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Wounded Russian soldiers in a telega (World War I)

Telega (Russian: теле́га, IPA: [tʲɪˈlʲegə]) is a type of four-wheel horse-drawn vehicle, whose primary purpose is to carry loads, similar to wain, known in Russia and other countries. [1][2]

It is described and spelled telga in Jules Verne's novel Michael Strogoff.

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  1. ^ "Telega", an article in Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1936-1985)
  2. ^ "Telega carriage", an article from the Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (1890-1906)