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elevated railway

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

  • n. A railway that operates on a raised structure in order to permit passage of vehicles or pedestrians beneath it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one in which the track is raised considerably above the ground, especially a city railway above the line of street travel.
  • n.

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

  • n. a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

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