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Noun: locomotive engine  ,low-ku'mow-tiv 'en-jun
  1. A wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    - locomotive, engine, railway locomotive [Brit, Cdn], loco [informal], railroad locomotive [N. Amer]

Derived forms: locomotive engines

Type of: self-propelled vehicle

Part of: railroad train [N. Amer], railway train [Brit, Cdn], train

Encyclopedia: Locomotive engine