Acela

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A shortening of Acela Express, from a marketing coinage based on acceleration and excellence.

Proper noun[edit]

Acela

  1. (US, rail transport) The service mark of Amtrak's high-speed rail service in the Northeast Corridor of the United States.
  2. (US, by extension) The Northeastern United States, generally north and east of Washington, D.C..