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teleferic

[ tel-uh-fer-ik ]
/ ˌtɛl əˈfɛr ɪk /
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noun Transportation.
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Also tel·e·fe·rique [tel-uh-fuh-reek]. /ˌtɛl ə fəˈrik/.

Origin of teleferic

1915–20; <French téléférique, téléphérique or Italian teleferica, both ultimately <English telpher with restoration of Greek tele-;see -ic
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How to use teleferic in a sentence

  • Often they have no link with the world below but a precipitous climb or a "teleferic" wire.

    War and the Future|H. G. Wells
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