a military train equipped to transport wounded troops to a hospital.
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How to use hospital train in a sentence
He may run a special hospital train with doctors and nurses and emergency equipment.The Modern Railroad | Edward Hungerford
The mother runs a hospital-train for the wounded in the intervals of hunting wolves.My War Experiences in Two Continents | Sarah Macnaughtan
Then came the hospital train, a wagon for each regiment in the Division, loaded with stores to establish a Division hospital.An Artilleryman's Diary | Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Met Mother Bickerdyke on the hospital train going North after supplies.An Artilleryman's Diary | Jenkin Lloyd Jones
I asked him how far the wounded had to be transported from here before they could be placed in a hospital train.Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany | Edward Lyell Fox