Definition of Trunk route

1. Noun. Line that is the main route on a railway.

Exact synonyms: Trunk Line
Generic synonyms: Line, Rail Line, Railway Line



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trunk Route

trundletail
trundletails
trundling
trundling along
trunk
trunk-maker
trunk-makers
trunk call
trunk calls
trunk hose
trunk lid
trunk line
trunk of atrioventricular bundle
trunk of corpus callosum
trunk road
trunk route (current term)
trunkback
trunkbacks
trunked
trunkfish
trunkfishes
trunkful
trunkfuls
trunking
trunkings
trunkless
trunklike
trunkline
trunklines
trunkload

Literary usage of Trunk route

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1. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson (1906)
"Upon this North Atlantic trunk route more than one sixth of the world's entire shipping is employed. In order to conform as closely as possible to a great ..."

2. In the Heart of the Sierras: The Yo Semite Valley, Both Historical and by James Mason Hutchings (1888)
"THE MAIN OR trunk route TOWARDS YO SEMITE, SAN FRANCISCO TO LATHROP. Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul, And waft a sigh from Indus to the pole. ..."

3. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"Upon this north Atlantic trunk route more than one-sixth of the world's entire shipping is employed, it being the direct route between the principal ..."

4. The Organization of Ocean Commerce by Joseph Russell Smith (1905)
"By far the most important route entirely upon the Pacific is that connecting North America and Asia, the American- Oriental trunk route. ..."

5. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1873)
"And the mere permission of a branch road to come upon the track of an existing trunk route, where the object, whether for the transportation of its own ..."

6. Contested Skies: Trans-Australia Airlines Australian Airlines 1946-1992 by John Gunn (1999)
"As we saw the position the trunk route part of the domestic airline system was quite capable of being profitable. There was some duplication of services and ..."

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