superliner

superliner
\\ˈsüpə(r)+ˌ-\ noun
Etymology: super- + liner
: an outstandingly fast, safe, and luxurious passenger liner of great size

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/sooh"peuhr luy'neuhr/, n.
1. an ocean liner of relatively great size or speed.
2. a railroad car or train providing express service and usually deluxe passenger accommodations.
[1915-20; SUPER- + LINER1]

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Superliner [Superliner] BrE also noun
a type of US train run by Amtrak. It is mainly used over long distances west of ↑Chicago. Superliner carriages have two levels with large windows for passengers to watch the scenery, and there are also Superliner Sleeping Cars.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • superliner — noun Date: 1919 a fast luxurious passenger liner of great size …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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