ship railway

noun

Definition of ship railway

1 : an inclined railway running into the water with a car on which a ship may be drawn out on land for repairs or storage
2 : a railway on which to transport ships overland between bodies of water

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“Ship railway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ship%20railway. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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