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tube railway

noun, British.
subway (def 1).
Origin of tube railway
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Our way to the top is now to be made easy by a tube railway.

    Middlesex A.R. Hope Moncrieff
  • A public meeting was held at Hampstead last night to protest against the tampering with the Heath by tube railway promoters.

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