AskDefine | Define Pullman

Dictionary Definition

Pullman n : luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel [syn: Pullman car]

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English

Etymology

short for Pullman car, after the Pullman Palace Car Company, after George Pullman

Noun

  1. A railroad passenger car; especially, one of the luxurious ones named after the eponymous Pullman Palace Car Company.

Extensive Definition

Pullman may refer to:

Surname

Pullman in German: Pullman
Pullman in French: Pullman
Pullman in Italian: Pullman
Pullman in Dutch: Pullman
Pullman in Japanese: プルマン
Pullman in Polish: Pullman
Pullman in Volapük: Pullman
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