Definition of Pullman, George Mortimer in US English:

Pullman, George Mortimer

proper noun

  • (1831–97) US industrialist. The founder of the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1867, he converted railroad coaches into sleeping cars with lower and upper berths. He also designed the first railroad dining car in 1868. The town of Pullman, Illinois, was built to house his workers.

Pronunciation

Pullman, George Mortimer

/ˈpo͝olmən/