railroad line

line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Derivationally related forms: ↑railroad (for: ↑railroad)
Hypernyms: ↑line

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • line — I n 1. rule, bar, score, underline, underscore, hairline; mark, stroke, streak, dash, hyphen, virgule, diagonal; marking, inscription, inscript, engraving, incision; scratch, notch, slash, etch, hatching. 2. band, stripe, strip, belt, zone, layer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • railroad route — The course of a railroad line between its terminals. 44 Am J1st RR § 202 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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