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English definition of “locomotive”

locomotive

noun [C]     /ˌləʊ.kəˈməʊ.tɪv/ US  /ˌloʊ.kəˈmoʊ.t̬ɪv/ (UK informal loco)
the engine of a train Trains and parts of trains
(Definition of locomotive noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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