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Railway yard   /rˈeɪlwˌeɪ jɑrd/   Listen
Railway yard

noun
1.
An area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.  Synonyms: railyard, yard.






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"Railway yard" Quotes from Famous Books



... by a friend of his who kept a mill lower down the hill. Whitemill-street is called after this White Mill. The lower mill stood where Hotham-street is now, which formerly was called Duncan-street. The mill occupied the site of the Quaker's school, which was pulled down to make room for the railway yard. When this mill was razed to the ground, a grave was discovered in the foundation, in which was a skeleton, and it was freely said that this was the White Mill miller, who had so mysteriously disappeared some years previously. It was the talk ...
— Recollections of Old Liverpool • A Nonagenarian



Words linked to "Railway yard" :   tract, yard, parcel, piece of land, parcel of land, marshalling yard, railyard, piece of ground



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