Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of palace car in English:
A luxurious railroad car.
- 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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