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English definition of “cable car”

cable car

noun [C]    
a vehicle that hangs from and is moved by a cable and transports people up steep slopesTrains and parts of trainsRailways and railway lines US a vehicle on a cable railwayTrains and parts of trainsRailways and railway lines
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