Pullman car

Pullman car
Pullman car Pull"man car` [Named after Mr. Pullman, who introduced them.] A kind of sleeping car; also, a palace car; -- often shortened to {Pullman}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pullman car — noun luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel • Syn: ↑Pullman • Hypernyms: ↑passenger car, ↑coach, ↑carriage * * * Pull|man «PUL muhn», noun, or Pullman car, 1. a railroad car with ber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pullman car — Synonyms and related words: Pullman, baggage car, boxcar, caboose, car, carriage, chair car, coach, coal car, covered waggon, day coach, diner, dinghy, dining car, drawing room, flat, flatcar, gondola, local, luggage van, mail car, mail van,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Pullman car — noun A railroad passenger car; especially, one of the luxurious ones named after the eponymous …   Wiktionary

  • pullman car — luxurious passenger sleeping car on a train …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pullman (car or coach) — In the United States, Pullman was used to refer to railroad sleeping cars which were built and operated on most U.S. railroads by the Pullman Company (founded by George Pullman) from 1867 to December 31, 1968. It also refers to railway dining… …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Broderick Pullman Car — MT. BRODERICK Pullman Lounge Obs Sleeping Car U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Lincoln (Pullman car) — Infobox nrhp | name =Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Business Car No. 101 nrhp type = caption =Sepia tone image of the Abraham Lincoln passenger car after restoration. location= Othello, Washington lat degrees = 46 | lat minutes = 50 | lat …   Wikipedia

  • Pullman Company — Pullman Porter redirects here. For the 1919 film starring Fatty Arbuckle, see The Pullman Porter The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid to late 1800s through the early decades of the 20th… …   Wikipedia

  • pullman — [ pulman ] n. m. • 1884; pullman car 1873; mot angl. amér., du nom de l inventeur 1 ♦ Vieilli Wagon de luxe aménagé de manière particulièrement confortable. ♢ Adj. inv. Une voiture pullman. 2 ♦ Autocar très confortable. Des pullmans. 3 ♦ Fauteuil …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pullman train (UK) — Pullman trains in Great Britain were mainline railway services that operated with first class carriages and a steward service, provided by the British Pullman Car Company. OriginsThe PCC was formed in 1882 and named after the Pullman concept… …   Wikipedia

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