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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.]

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)

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pullman - luxurious passenger carPullman - luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
Translations

Pullman

® [ˈpʊlmən] N (Pullmans (pl))
1. (Brit) (also Pullman carriage) → vagón m de primera clase
2. (US) (also Pullman car) → coche m cama

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

Pullman®

n (= Pullman car)Pullmanwagen m; (= Pullman train)Pullman® m

Pullman

[ˈpʊlmən] n (also Pullman car) → pullman m inv