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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a rail car converted to residential usage

    When the ruins of the Northwestern's rail houses are examined, the death toll from the tornado is likely to go up.

    Submitted by Victor Fleming from United States on 13/09/2014
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a structure with some residential qualities situated near a train track

    George has opened a homey restaurant near the track, and he's calling it the Rail House.

    Submitted by Victor Fleming from United States on 13/09/2014


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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