narrow-gage

adjective
variants: or less commonly narrow-gaged \ ¦⸗(ˌ)⸗¦⸗ \

Definition of narrow-gage

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : using track of less than standard gage a narrow-gage railway also : of a gage less than standard narrow-gage track
2 usually narrow-gauge : restricted, provincial, petty narrow-gauge views the stereotypes of narrow-gauge business standards— Lewis Mumford

narrow-gage

noun

Definition of narrow-gage (Entry 2 of 2)

: a narrow-gage railway, track, locomotive, or car

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“Narrow-gage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrow-gage. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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