Meaning of “boat train” in the English Dictionary

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"boat train" in English

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boat trainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbəʊt ˌtreɪn/ us /ˈboʊt ˌtreɪn/

Examples from literature

  • He picked up his valise at the Avon Hotel and caught the first boat train for Germany. 
  • He turned on his heel and stalked haughtily in the direction of the boat train. 
  • I landed at Liverpool this morning and came down on the boat train. 
  • That night the Prince bade me farewell and hurried off to catch the boat train. 
  • You can catch the early boat train, and I'll send some more by to-morrow's post. 

(Definition of “boat train” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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