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Meaning of railway by Wiktionary Dictionary

railway


    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ɹeɪlweɪ/

    Etymology

    rail + way

    Noun

    railway ( plural: railways )

    1. A track, consisting of parallel rails, over which wheeled vehicles may travel .
    2. A transport system using these rails used to move passengers or goods .

    Synonyms



Explanation of railway by Wordnet Dictionary

railway


    Noun
    1. a line of track providing a runway for wheels

    2. line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight