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trolley line

the route of a trolley car or trolley bus.
a public or private transportation system using trolley cars or trolley buses.
Origin of trolley line
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was no railroad or trolley line available, and, even if there had been, the auto would be preferable.

  • So, leaving the boathouse, they started for the trolley line.

    The Eight-Oared Victors Lester Chadwick
  • And with that the trio swung off toward the trolley line that would take them to Haddonfield.

    For the Honor of Randall Lester Chadwick
  • He's out on the trolley line that leads toward Grand Rapids.

    Motor Matt's Hard Luck Stanley R. Matthews
  • I only hope Brassfield will be able to get us that trolley line he promises.

    Double Trouble Herbert Quick
  • The trolley line ends there, and I think it is a picnic grove.

    Affinities and Other Stories Mary Roberts Rinehard
  • The owl car of the trolley line that ran through the village had deposited its last late revelers at eleven-thirty.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • But we gotta get a trolley line down to Unity an' catch that evenin' train.

    The City of Fire Grace Livingston Hill
  • At the end of the trolley line was a carryall which was to convey us to the club.

    Hearts and Masks Harold MacGrath
  • I believe if you asked for it you could get a yearly pass over the trolley line.

    The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour

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