noun. an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.
- piece of ground
- marshalling yard
- parcel of land
- railway yard
- rail (English)
- hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- yard (English)
- geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word railyard
1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, cargo may be offloaded from a ship onto a truck, which transfers it to a railyard, from which it will be moved across the country by train.