railroadnoun [C]uk /ˈreɪl.rəʊd/ us /-roʊd/ US (UK railway, written abbreviation RR)
- We see that freight railroads make good profits while rendering excellent service.
- The railroads have lost a lot of business to trucking companies.
- The bridge carries the railroad across the river.
- The book discusses the decline of the railroads in the United States.
- It was the worst railroad disaster in Indian history.
railroadverb [T usually + adv/prep]uk /ˈreɪl.rəʊd/ us /-roʊd/