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railroad

rail·road

railroad

 
 
pronunciation:
reIl rod
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a road of steel rails upon which train cars travel.
The railroad once ran through the center of the town.
definition 2: the entire set of trains, tracks, workers, and equipment that make up a rail transportation system.
The first railroad to cross the North American continent was completed in 1869.
similar words:
rail