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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A railroad on which the cars are moved by an endless cable driven by a stationary engine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Cable road, under Cable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars

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