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underground railway


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  • n. A subway system for the movement of trollies or trains.
  • n. Alternative form of Underground Railroad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • adj.

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

  • n. secret aid to escaping slaves that was provided by abolitionists in the years before the American Civil War


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