Definition of Orient Express in English:

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Orient Express

A train that ran between Paris and Istanbul and other Balkan cities, via Vienna, from 1883 to 1961. Since 1961 the name has been used for various trains running in Europe, Asia, and Australia, some of which run over parts of the old route.

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Syllabification: O·ri·ent Ex·press

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