Metroliner

[ me-troh-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈmɛ troʊˌlaɪ nər /

Trademark.

any of several high-speed, reserved-seat trains run by Amtrak and serving points between Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

Origin of Metroliner


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Word Origin and History for metroliner

Metroliner

n.

U.S. high-speed inter-city train, 1969, from metropolitan + liner.

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