[ UK /ɹˈe‍ɪlɹə‍ʊd/ ]
[ US /ˈɹeɪɫˌɹoʊd/ ]
  1. line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
  2. a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    he walked along the railroad track
  1. transport by railroad
  2. compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
    They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone
  3. supply with railroad lines
    railroad the West
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How To Use railroad In A Sentence

  • It was the last big wreck of the steam era on the C.P.R., occurring shortly before I began railroading.
  • Denim is identified as an "American cotton textile where the diagonal warp is a striped hickory cloth that was once associated with railroadmen's overalls, in which blue or black contrasting undyed white threads form the woven pattern. My God George Will is a bigger fashion snob than me! - dfi
  • I crossed a railroad overpass and reached a bunch of shacks where two highways forked off, both for Denver.
  • She could walk without ever slipping on railroad tracks, across the tops offences, on swaying tree branches.
  • Unemployment rates for railroad conductors, logging workers and metalworkers fell sharply — seven percentage points or more — in 2010 while jobless rates among construction laborers and roofers rose, according to new data from the Labor Department. Manufacturing, Logistics See Job Gains
  • At the same time, the new voting system will be instrumental in preventing the speaker from railroading contentious bills in a unilateral manner.
  • And for the first 16 weeks of 2009, the AAR said U.S. railroads reported cumulative volume of 4,286,128 carloads, which is down 18.0 percent from the first 16 weeks of 2008. Undefined
  • Through Montana the railroad goes between two ranges of foot hills.
  • All the action in the play takes place at railroad station.
  • This is rather sorry stuff; but then in purely rural places, untouched by that great civiliser, the railroad, a little wit goes a great way, as we may see by the following story told in Pasquil's "Jests," 1604. A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide
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