ropeway

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noun rope·way \-ˌwā\

Definition of ropeway

  1. 1 :  an endless aerial cable moved by a stationary engine and used to transport freight (such as logs and ore)

  2. 2 :  a fixed cable or a pair of fixed cables between supporting towers serving as a track for suspended passenger or freight carriers

1889

First Known Use of ropeway

1889

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