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switchyard

[swich-yahrd] /ˈswɪtʃˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
a railroad yard in which rolling stock is distributed or made up into trains.
Origin of switchyard
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90; switch + yard2
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