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noun

a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers.

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Origin of suspension bridge

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for suspension bridge

suspension bridge

noun

a bridge that has a deck suspended by cables or rods from other cables or chains that hang between two towers and are anchored at both ends
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