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railroad

noun
 
 
/ˈreɪlrəʊd/ US TRANSPORT
[C or U] a system of tracks that trains travel along: A potential client turned down the site because it isn't near a railroad.a railroad car/track/bridge, etc. Downtown is bordered at one end by railroad tracks, the other end by a bayou. a railroad depot/station
[C] the companies, work, and people involved in transporting people and goods by train: We understand the railroads need to make a profit. After dropping out of school, he worked on the railroad.
Translations of “railroad”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鐵路…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铁路…
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