Definition of trainload in English:

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trainload

Pronunciation: /ˈtrānlōd/

noun

A number of people or a quantity of a commodity transported by train.
Example sentences
  • And remember, they're talking about hauling 100,000 truckloads, and over 20,000 trainloads of this stuff.
  • But it was another 50 years before the exodus of eight trainloads of Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia through Hitler's Germany to Britain was discovered.
  • In one 19-day artillery bombardment they used 321 trainloads of shells-one year's production for 55,000 workers.

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Syllabification: train·load

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