a famous luxury railway train, used especially by rich people. It used to run (1883-1977) between Paris and Istanbul in Turkey, but there is now a luxury Orient Express train that goes from London to Venice. The train appears in many stories, including Agatha Christie 's novel Murder on the Orient Express (1934).
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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