Definitions of railway

  1. The road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. In Great Britain, a railroad; in the United States, a railroad for light traffic; as, an electric railway; any track with rails for wheels. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. A railroad. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. A road or way on which bars of iron are laid for the easy passage over them of wheel-carriages; a prepared and exclusive highway for passenger and goods traffic by means of locomotives. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for railway

  1. When I come to a railway station I always get my ticket the first thing, and look at the pretty little dogs afterwards. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  2. On the Saturday he followed him to the railway station, but Ezra, as we have seen, succeeded in giving him the slip. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle