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 system(noun)

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

  2. railroad track, railroad, railway(noun)

    a line of track providing a runway for wheels

    "he walked along the railroad track"

Wiktionary

  1. railway(Noun)

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

    Etymology: rail + way

  2. railway(Noun)

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

    Etymology: rail + way

Webster Dictionary

  1. Railway(noun)

    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. Railway(noun)

    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  

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

How to pronounce railway?

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How to say railway in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Viktor Orban:

    Considering that we are facing a rebellion by illegal migrants, police have done their job in a remarkable way, without using force, they seized railway stations, rejected giving fingerprints, failed to cooperate and are unwilling to go to places where they would get food, water, accommodation and medical care ... They rebelled against Hungary's legal order.

  3. 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.

  4. Narendra Modi:

    From nuclear cooperation to railway locomotives, we are sowing the seeds of an ever-tightening web of cooperation between our two countries.

  5. Reporter Hugo Clément:

    We were just doing our job. They say we were trespassing, but we were just filming in a public space. I was not blocking the railway.

Images & Illustrations of railway

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