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narrow gauge

Translation of narrow gauge in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • [Railways/Ferrocarriles] vía (feminine) estrecha, trocha (feminine) angosta (South America/América del Sur) (before noun/delante del nombre) narrow-gauge railway/locomotive ferrocarril (masculine) /locomotora (feminine) de vía estrecha or (South America/América del Sur) de trocha angosta

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