What does Railway mean?

Definitions for Railway
ˈreɪlˌweɪrail·way

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Railway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway systemnoun

    line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

  2. railroad track, railroad, railwaynoun

    a line of track providing a runway for wheels

    "he walked along the railroad track"

Wiktionary

  1. railwaynoun

    A track, consisting of parallel rails, over which wheeled vehicles may travel.

  2. railwaynoun

    A transport system using these rails used to move passengers or goods.

  3. Etymology: rail + way

Webster Dictionary

  1. Railwaynoun

    a road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a bed or substructure

  2. Railwaynoun

    the road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver

Editors Contribution

  1. railway

    A type of rail transport system.

    Railway lines are maintained efficiently and we feel very grateful to have this form of travel.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 28, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Railway' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1420

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Railway' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1997

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Railway' in Nouns Frequency: #503

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Railway in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Railway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Railway in a Sentence

  1. Wang Wei:

    Chinese official have seldom promoted the beauty of the railway and trains, they have never taken pictures of what I've been taken.

  2. Simone Borelli:

    I think a good case in point is Seoul, in South Korea -- they actually took out an entire motorway (in the city center) and put the river in there with trees and plants, in Manila, they are establishing miniature parks wherever they can -- crossroads, along the railway, old industrial areas -- there's a lot of urban space that is wasteland, so there are areas that can be converted.

  3. Deputy Transportation Minister Natalia Marcassa:

    The section of the railway under investigation has been built already, the other sections are being built by companies that are not under investigation.

  4. Jin Murakami:

    Hong Kong MTR is one of the few metro systems in the world that generates net operational income strictly from Hong Kong MTR railway business.

  5. Indian Stats:

    Regular railway services have been further suspended to further harass and increase the problem of ordinary population. Corona is a drama.

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