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main line

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trains & railways
main lineˌmain ˈline noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TTTan important railway that connects two cities πŸ”Š the main line to Moscow β€”main-line adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š a main-line station
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main lineβ€’ Electrification continued apace during the decade with the major investment on the East Coast main line and in East Anglia.β€’ It is difficult to imagine that this was once Britains first electric main line.β€’ Also, standards of service on many main line routes were improved considerably, particularly the inter-urban routes.β€’ Don Robey built an empire worth millions in a city far removed from the main line of entertainment.β€’ Now the main line up the Meuse was severed by the enemy astride it at St. Mihiel.β€’ Well I the uh main line dancers whoo.
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