nonrailroad

adjective
non·​rail·​road | \ ˌnän-ˈrāl-ˌrōd How to pronounce nonrailroad (audio) , -ˈrel-; -ˈre-ˌrōd \

Definition of nonrailroad

: not of, belonging to, or relating to railroads or railroad companies nonrailroad property

First Known Use of nonrailroad

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonrailroad.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonrailroad. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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