Definition of chemin de fer in English:

chemin de fer

noun

  • [mass noun] A card game which is a variety of baccarat.

    • ‘I thought I recalled my adversary playing chemin de fer on B Deck’

Origin

Late 19th century: French, literally railway.

Pronunciation:

chemin de fer

/ʃəˌmã də ˈfɛː/