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Pullman

 (po͝ol′mən)
n.
1. A railroad parlor car or sleeping car. Also called Pullman car.
2. A large suitcase. Also called Pullman case.

[After George Mortimer Pullman (1831-1897), American industrialist and inventor.]

pull·man

 (po͝ol′mən)
adj.
Small, long, and narrow in architectural design: a pullman hall; a pullman kitchen.

[From its resemblance to a Pullman, railroad car.]
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Pullman

(ˈpʊlmən)
n, pl -mans
(Railways) a luxurious railway coach, esp a sleeping car. Also called: Pullman car or Pullman carriage
[C19: named after George M. Pullman (1831–97), the US inventor who first manufactured such coaches]

Pullman

(ˈpʃulmən)
n
(Biography) Philip. born 1946, British author. Writing primarily for older children, he is best known for the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials (1997–2000)
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Pull•man

(ˈpʊl mən)

pl. -mans.
1. Trademark. a railroad sleeping car or parlor car.
n.
2. (often l.c.) Also called Pull′man case`. a large suitcase.
3. George Mortimer, 1831–97, U.S. inventor.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pullman - luxurious passenger carPullman - luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
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Translations

Pullman

® [ˈpʊlmən] N (Pullmans (pl))
1. (Brit) (also Pullman carriage) → vagón m de primera clase
2. (US) (also Pullman car) → coche m cama
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Pullman

[ˈpʊlmən] n
(British) (also Pullman carriage) (= luxury carriage) → voiture f pullman inv
(British) (also Pullman train) (= luxury train) → train m pullman inv
(US) (also Pullman car) (= sleeping carriage) → wagon-lit mpull-out [ˈpʊlaʊt]
n
(= withdrawal) [forces, troops] → retrait m
(in magazine)supplément m détachable
modif [magazine, pages] → détachable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Pullman®

n (= Pullman car)Pullmanwagen m; (= Pullman train)Pullman® m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Pullman

[ˈpʊlmən] n (also Pullman car) → pullman m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Sir Philip Pullman has denied advocating the hanging of Boris Johnson after being widely criticised for a tweet about the prime minister.
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Staff will hand out 3,000 copies of Philip Pullman's novel His Dark Materials, the first book in the Northern Lights trilogy in schools, hospitals, libraries and leisure centres, and the programme for Durham Book Festival will also be announced.
Fantasy adventure based on Philip Pullman's novel Northern Lights, starring Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Eva Green.
It is theft, as surely as reaching into someone's pocket and taking their wallet is theft" - Author Philip Pullman on the "moral squalor" of illegally downloading material.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company, in association with Nottingham Playhouse, Ipswich New Wolsey and Teatro Kismet (Italy), presents acclaimed children's author Philip Pullman's I Was A Rat!
Beyond His dark materials; innocence and experience in the fiction of Philip Pullman.
CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON PHILIP PULLMAN'S HIS DARK MATERIALS: ESSAYS ON THE NOVELS, THE FILM AND THE STAGE PRODUCTIONS.