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Pullman, George Mortimer

Syllabification: Pull·man, George Mortimer
Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝olmən
 
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Definition of Pullman, George Mortimer in English:

( 1831–97) US industrialist. The founder of the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1867, he converted railroad coaches into sleeping cars with lower and upper berths. He also designed the first railroad dining car in 1868. The town of Pullman, Illinois, was built to house his workers.

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