Definition of trolley car in English:

trolley car

Syllabification: trol·ley car

noun

US
  • A passenger vehicle powered by electricity obtained from an overhead cable by means of a trolley wheel. Also called streetcar.
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    • In 1925, when she was 18, she was riding a bus in Mexico City when it was struck by a trolley car.
    • A tourist trolley car was the only operating piece of equipment this day, and they were using the old train depot on the north side of the property for all boardings.
    • The background has been completely blacked out, so the trolley car has almost the appearance of a toy, although it is clearly not.

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