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1. railyard

noun. an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • marshalling yard
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • railway yard
  • yard
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • unite
  • unwrap
  • uncover

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • yard (English)
  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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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.

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