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Pullman1 British & World English

A commercial city in southeastern Washington State, on the Palouse River, home to Washington State University; population 26,920 (est. 2008)

Pullman2 British & World English

A railway carriage giving special comfort

Pullman1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Philip (b.1946), English writer

Pullman2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

comfortable railway carriage

Pullman, George Mortimer British & World English

(1831–97) US industrialist. The founder of the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1867, he converted railroad coaches into sleeping cars with lower and upper berths. He also designed the first railroad dining car in 1868. The town of Pullman, Illinois, was built to house his workers

Pullman, Philip British & World English

(B.1946), English author. He is known particularly for his fantasy trilogy for young people His Dark Materials (1996–2001)

Pullman in Pullman2 British & World English

A railway carriage giving special comfort

Pullman case in Pullman2 British & World English

A large suitcase designed to fit under the seat in a Pullman carriage