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tramline

[ tram-lahyn ]
/ ˈtræmˌlaɪn /
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noun British.
a streetcar system.
a streetcar route or track.
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Also tramway.

Origin of tramline

First recorded in 1885–90; tram1 + line1
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How to use tramline in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for tramline

tramline
/ (ˈtræmˌlaɪn) /

noun
Also called: tramway (often plural) the tracks on which a tram runs
the route taken by a tram
(often plural) the outer markings along the sides of a tennis or badminton court
(plural) a set of guiding principles
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