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monorail

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noun mono·rail \ˈmä-nə-ˌrāl\

Simple Definition of monorail

  • : a type of railroad that uses a single track which is usually high off the ground; also : a vehicle that travels on a monorail

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of monorail

  1. :  a single rail serving as a track for a wheeled vehicle; also :  a vehicle traveling on such a track

Examples of monorail in a sentence

  1. Monorails connect different parts of the park.

  2. The passengers boarded the monorail.



Illustration of monorail

1897

First Known Use of monorail

1897


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