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Pullman

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noun Pull·man \ˈpu̇l-mən\

Definition of Pullman

  1. 1 :  a railroad passenger car with specially comfortable furnishings for day or especially for night travel

  2. 2 :  a large suitcase



Origin of pullman

George M. Pullman


First Known Use: 1867


Pullman

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biographical name Pull·man \ˈpu̇l-mən\

Definition of Pullman

  1. George Mortimer 1831–1897 Am. inventor




Pullman

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geographical name Pull·man \ˈpu̇l-mən\

Definition of Pullman

  1. city SE Washington S of Spokane pop 29,799




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