a high-speed French passenger train that runs on a separate track and is capable of a top speed of over 200 miles per hour (320 km/h).
Origin of TGV
< French t(rain à) g(rande) v(itesse) high-speed train
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abbreviation for (in France)
train à grande vitesse: a high-speed passenger train
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