trainload

noun
train·load | \ˈtrān-ˌlōd \

Definition of trainload 

: the full freight or passenger capacity of a railroad train also : a load that fills a train

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Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers’ excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states’ waste. Washington Post, "Alabama mayor: ‘Poop train’ finally empty; sludge gone," 19 Apr. 2018 Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers' excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states' waste. Jeff Martin And Jay Reeves, miamiherald, "A stranded trainload of very stinky NYC poop makes it hard to breathe in an Ala. town | Miami Herald," 18 Apr. 2018

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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