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

Derived forms: railway locomotives

Type of: self-propelled vehicle

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

Encyclopedia: Railway locomotive