Definition of railway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrālˌwā/


Chiefly British term for railroad.
Example sentences
  • Trains running along the busy railway line were halted during the afternoon and evening.
  • Fields around Horwich are flooded in places, and all along the railway line to Bolton acres of land are seen under water.
  • Highworth Town Council is backing calls for a cycle route along the disused railway line.

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Syllabification: rail·way

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