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switchyard

[swich-yahrd] /ˈswɪtʃˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
a railroad yard in which rolling stock is distributed or made up into trains.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; switch + yard2
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British Dictionary definitions for switch yard

switch yard

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an area in a railway system where rolling stock is shunted, as in forming trains
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