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  Definition of railroad
  1. a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
  2. line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system
  3. transport by railroad
  4. supply with railroad lines; "railroad the West"
  5. compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"
Similar Words: railroad track, railway, railroad line, railway line, railway system, dragoon, sandbag

 

Hyponyms: broad gauge, gantlet, narrow gauge, siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrack, standard gauge, switch, cable railway, funicular, funicular railway, cog railway, rack railway, elevated railway, elevated railroad, el, overhead railway, metro, subway, tube, underground, monorail, rail, scenic railway

 

Part Meronyms: line, railway line, rail line

 

Derivational Morphology: railroad track, railway, railroad line, railway line, railway system, rail technology, railroading

 

Anagrams: lard oil

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 鐵路   Dutch: spoorweg  
Finnish: rautatie   French: chemin de fer  
German: Eisenbahn   Hebrew: מסילת רכבת  
Hungarian: vasút   Italian: ferrovia  
Japanese: 鉄道   Korean: 철도  
Portuguese: estrada de ferro   Russian: железная дорога  
Spanish: ferrocarril   Swedish: järnväg  
 
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