Definition of "trainload" [trainload]

  • The number of occupants or the amount of material that a passenger or freight train can hold. (noun)

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Use "trainload" in a sentence
  • "(Don Harpst of McCook, remembers a "trainload" of POWs who debarked from the train at Indianola late one wintry night in 1944."
  • "Issa has not discouraged articles suggesting he will send the administration subpoenas by the trainload."
  • "Gas a trainload of harmless and defenceless people?"