mailˈ-plane, mailˈ-train or mailˈvan noun
An aeroplane, train or van that carries the public mail
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Main Entry:mail

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mail train — Mail Mail (m[=a]l), n. [OE. male bag, OF. male, F. malle bag, trunk, mail, OHG. malaha, malha, wallet; akin to D. maal, male; cf. Gael. & Ir. mala, Gr. molgo s hide, skin.] 1. A bag; a wallet. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The bag or bags… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mail train — n. A railroad train that carries mail. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mail train — n a train that carries letters and packages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mail train — mail ,train noun count a train used for carrying letters, packages, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mail train — train that is used for transporting mail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mail train — noun a train that carries mail • Hypernyms: ↑train, ↑railroad train • Member Meronyms: ↑mail car …   Useful english dictionary

  • mail train — Any railroad train carrying United States mail; a railroad train carrying only United States mail …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mail train — noun A train used by the postal service to transport mail, and in some cases, to sort mail en route …   Wiktionary

  • mail train — noun (C) a train that carries mail …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Brahmaputra Mail train bombing — The Brahmaputra Mail train bombing was a terrorist attack on a train travelling in Lower Assam in Eastern India on 30 December 1996. The bomb totally wrecked three carriages of the train and derailed six more, killing at least 33 people.The bomb… …   Wikipedia

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