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Definition of chemin de fer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chemin de fer

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ʃəˌmæ̃ də ˈfeə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃəˌmæ̃ də ˈfer//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a card game which is a form of baccarat Word Origin late 19th cent.: French, literally ‘railway’.