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railroad flat

n.
An apartment in which the rooms are connected in a line. Also called railroad apartment.

rail′road flat`


n.
an apartment whose series of narrow rooms forms a more or less straight line. Also called rail′road apart`ment.
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Noun1.railroad flat - an apartment whose rooms are all in a line with doors between them
apartment, flat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
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