tramway

noun tram·way \ ˈtram-ˌwā \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of tramway

1 a : a railway for trams
b British : a streetcar line
2 : an overhead cable for trams

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1825

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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