Pullman

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English[edit]

The Virginia City, a Pullman coach manufactured in 1928 and now operated by Private Rail Cars for charter or hire

Etymology[edit]

Short for Pullman car, after the Pullman Palace Car Company which was founded by American engineer and industrialist George Pullman (1831–1897).

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Noun[edit]

Pullman (plural Pullmans)

  1. (rail transport, US) A railroad passenger car; especially one of the luxurious ones named after the eponymous Pullman Palace Car Company.
  2. A train made up of Pullman coaches.

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