Definition of palace car in English:

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palace car

Pronunciation: /ˈpaləs kär/

Entry from US English dictionary


chiefly historical
A luxurious railroad car.
Example sentences
  • The conductors sent their reports to me, and I had to keep track of all freight cars and figure the mileage of the Pullman palace cars.
  • The knowledge gained from this trade proved indispensable in the palace-car industry which he later established.
  • The palace car companies received a steady income stream which, as rolling stock was amortized, yielded high profits.
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