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Orient Express

noun

  1. an express passenger train in service between Paris and Istanbul from 1883 until 1977, using various routes. Some or parts of the routes continue to be served by regular service and by rail tours.


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The myth of the Orient, and the Orient Express, both facilitated and quelled illusions about foreign cultures.

The Orient Express is, in many senses, an early example of budding globalism.

His first step was to inquire the name of the town at which the Orient Express stopped soonest.

The journey had been tolerable, thank you, by taking the Orient Express as far as Stuttgart.

You leave this evening at seven-twenty by the Orient Express.

Which of these had he encountered, beyond the vanished phantoms of idle hours passed in the cozy comfort of the Orient Express?

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