Definition of Railway yard

1. Noun. An area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.

Exact synonyms: Railyard, Yard
Specialized synonyms: Marshalling Yard
Generic synonyms: Parcel, Parcel Of Land, Piece Of Ground, Piece Of Land, Tract



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railway Yard

railway junction
railway line
railway lines
railway locomotive
railway man
railway sleeper
railway station
railway stations
railway system
railway tie
railway time
railway track
railway train
railway vehicle
railway vehicles
railway yard (current term)
railwayana
railwayless
railwaylike
railwayman
railwaymen
railways
railworks
railyard
railyards
raim
raiment
raimentless
raiments
rain

Literary usage of Railway yard

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1. Essays on Wheat: Including the Discovery and Introduction of Marquis Wheat by Arthur Henry Reginald Buller (1919)
"On arrival of the train in the railway yard, he takes his way bills and his train list to the railway yard office. The way bills are then given to the clerk ..."

2. Essays on Wheat: Including the Discovery and Introduction of Marquis Wheat by Arthur Henry Reginald Buller (1919)
"On arrival of the train in the railway yard, he. takes his way bills and his train list to the railway yard office. The way bills are then given to the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeal [1876-1900]. by Ontario Court of Appeal, James Stewart Tupper, Richard Scougall Cassels, Christopher Robinson, James Frederick Smith, Law Society of Upper Canada (1901)
"The plaintiff's son was given leave by a yard master of the defendants to learn in the railway yard the duties of car-checker, with the expectation that if ..."

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