Definition of Railroad train
1. Noun. Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive. "Express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
Specialized synonyms: Boat Train, Car Train, Freight Train, Rattler, Hospital Train, Mail Train, Passenger Train, Streamliner, Subway Train
Member holonyms: Car, Railcar, Railroad Car, Railway Car, Engine, Locomotive, Locomotive Engine, Railway Locomotive
Generic synonyms: Public Transport
Examples of category: Roll-on Roll-off, Passenger, Rider, Standee
Derivative terms: Train
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railroad Train
Literary usage of Railroad train
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"One of the cows had gone to the railroad crossing, where shu had been struck by a west-bound railroad train, and she was ..."
2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and by Francis Whiting Halsey (1919)
"... "Bulletins" of the National Geographic Society, New York. ARMENIANS ESCAPING FROM A railroad train ON WHICH THEY WERE DESTINED TO MEET THEIR DEATH ..."