Definition of cable railroad in English:

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cable railroad

noun

A railroad along which cars are drawn by a continuous cable.
Example sentences
  • They are in this archive shown all on this page no matter if they are technically cable railroads or freely moving cog wheeler trains.
  • The Peak Tramway is one of the steepest cable railroads in the world.
  • The London and Blackwell Railway had the first cable railroad in 1840.

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Syllabification: ca·ble rail·road

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