tramline


tramline

tramline [tram-lahyn] ExamplesWord Origin noun British.

  1. a streetcar system.
  2. a streetcar route or track.

Also tramway. Origin of tramline First recorded in 1885–90; tram1 + line1 Examples from the Web for tramline Historical Examples of tramline

  • It was a wonder that there was not a tramline in such an important thoroughfare.

    Ulysses

    James Joyce

  • The storm had struck the overhead wire of the tramline, and one of the great supports had fallen.

    A Room With A View

    E. M. Forster

  • Of course if they ran a tramline along the North Circular from the cattlemarket to the quays value would go up like a shot.

    Ulysses

    James Joyce

  • British Dictionary definitions for tramline tramline noun

    1. Also called: tramway (often plural) the tracks on which a tram runs
    2. the route taken by a tram
    3. (often plural) the outer markings along the sides of a tennis or badminton court
    4. (plural) a set of guiding principles

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