from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A railway siding where trains may pass one another.
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“Mamarr al-Tujjár” (passing-place of the traders) which
George drew in at a passing-place to give an estate wagon a clear road.
"Mamarr al-Tujjár" (passing-place of the traders) which Lane renders "A chamber within the place through which the traders passed."