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railhead

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a point on a railway where loads are transferred between trains and other means of transport.

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railhead

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a point on a railway where loads are transferred between trains and other means of transport.

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railhead

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 17 words.

The end of a rail line, at which there are usually intermodal transport connections for travellers.

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railhead

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 206 words.

abed, ahead, bed, behead, Birkenhead, bled, bread, bred, coed, cred, crossbred, dead, dread, Ed, embed, Enzed, fed, fled,

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railhead

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 206 words.

abed, ahead, bed, behead, Birkenhead, bled, bread, bred, coed, cred, crossbred, dead, dread, Ed, embed, Enzed, fed, fled,

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railhead

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 18 words.

n. a point on a railway where loads are transferred between trains and other means of transport.

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Alice Springs

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 69 words.

Town on the River Todd, s Northern Territory, central Australia. Founded in 1860, it is a crucial railhead, livestock

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Alice Springs

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Town on the River Todd, s Northern Territory, central Australia. Founded in 1860, it is a crucial railhead, livestock shipping centre and supply source for a vast area that includes ...

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Taming of the West

JOE C. TRUETT.

in Grass

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4124 words.

This chapter describes the Texas bison slaughter. The business of hunting bison for their hides had started in Kansas about 1870. By 1873 bison numbers in Kansas had shriveled and hunters...

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The Betrayal of the Apaches

Odie B. Faul.

in The Geronimo Campaign

September 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7944 words.

The key phrase in Miles's telegram to his commanding general was “it should be done peaceably if possible.” For a large military force suddenly to appear at San Carlos and Fort Apache and...

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