"railroads" in the noun sense
1. railway, railroad, railroad line, railway line, railway system
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
a line of track providing a runway for wheels
"he walked along the railroad track"
"railroads" in the verb sense
1. dragoon, sandbag, railroad
compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"
supply with railroad lines
"railroad the West"
transport by railroad
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