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- n. A road designed for use by trams or wagons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A road prepared for easy transit of trams or wagons, by forming the wheel tracks of smooth beams of wood, blocks of stone, or plates of iron.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A road in which the track for the wheels is made of pieces of wood; flat stones, or plates of iron laid in line; a tramway. See tramway.
Burgess, hurried down the tramroad by his men, had tarried at
Long Bay, as the extension of the sea – arm was named, a convict – made tramroad ran due north, through the nearly impenetrable thicket to Norfolk Bay.
If coal of sufficiently good quality should be found, a tramroad would be made, and would be very easily worked, owing to the regular descent of the valley.
An English engineer offered to lay a tramroad across Siberia, after Muravieff had carried Russia to the Pacific by his brilliant annexation of the mouths of the Amur.
The first iron tramroad from Croydon to Wandsworth was completed July 24th,
Argument being a cool field where the farmer could meet and match him, the young man got on the tramroad of his passion, and went ahead.
Above it, on a tramroad supported by pillars, is a Chinese
From this time forward considerably less difficulty was experienced in working the coal trains upon the Wylam tramroad.
He next urged that a locomotive should be sent for trial upon the Merstham tramroad; but, anxious though Stephenson was respecting its extended employment, he was too cautious to risk an experiment which might only bring discredit upon the engine; and the Merstham road being only laid with cast-iron plates, which would not bear its weight, the invitation was declined.
At the time of the Scotch rebellion in 1745, a tramroad existed between the Tranent coal-pits and the small harbour of
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