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footbridge Line breaks: foot|bridge
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊtbrɪdʒ/

Definition of footbridge in English:


A bridge designed to be used by pedestrians: he took a short cut across a railway footbridge
More example sentences
  • From the end of the lane, cross the river by the footbridge alongside the railway bridge and then turn right along the riverbank.
  • We crossed the Weld using the footbridge at the controversial bridge site, riding up the south side of the valley.
  • Work involved restoration of the Podgill viaduct, repairs to the farm bridge and two over bridges plus a new footbridge.

Words that rhyme with footbridge

Trowbridge • tollbridge

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