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Definition of boat train in English:

noun

A train scheduled to connect with the arrival or departure of a boat.
Example sentences
  • Because the ships arrived back in Port Mc.Nicoll at 8 AM on Mondays and Thursdays, the passenger equipment for the southbound boat train laid over at Port, but not the engine and crew.
  • So, after seeing Heap off on the boat train, she proceeded to Gurdjieff's table at the Cafe de la Paix, where a mixture of audacity and luck netted an invitation to dinner with the teacher.
  • One time a report came back that actor David Niven was squashed when too many people were booked into his compartment on The Cunarder, the boat train up to London station.

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