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English definition of “narrow-gauge”

narrow-gauge

adjective [before noun]     /ˌnær.əʊˈɡeɪdʒ/ US  /-oʊ-/
describes a railway with metal tracks that are closer together than the standard British and American distance of 56.5 inchesRailways and railway lines
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