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Pronunciation:

[ ɹˈe͡ɪlɹə͡ʊd], [ ɹˈe‍ɪlɹə‍ʊd], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_l_ɹ_əʊ_d]

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How to use "Railroad" in context?

Railroad is a corporation that builds and operates railway systems for transporting passengers and freight. Railroads are a vital part of many economies and connect large cities and remote villages. Railroad companies operate freight trains and passenger trains, and they also provide freight and passenger services to mines, mills, and factories.

The first railroad was built in England in 1814. The first railroad in the United States was the Boston & Providence Railroad, which was chartered in 1826. The first railroad in Canada was the Toronto, Hamilton, and Buffalo Railway, which opened in 1834.

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  • Equivalence

  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      rail.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      rail.
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      Trackage, officers, railwaymen.
    • Verb, base form
      lay.
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