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Noun: railroad locomotive
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: railway locomotive)
  1. A wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    - locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive [Brit, Cdn], loco [informal]

Derived forms: railroad locomotives

Type of: self-propelled vehicle

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

Encyclopedia: Railroad locomotive