Meaning of “monorail” in the English Dictionary


"monorail" in English

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monorailnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.ə.reɪl/ us /ˈmɑː.nə.reɪl/

Examples from literature

  • In 2009, Mumbai started making a monorail. 
  • Monorails often go high above the streets. 
  • People in Mumbai want the monorail today! 
  • Some people think the answer is a different kind of train called a monorail. 

(Definition of “monorail” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"monorail" in American English

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monorailnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑn·əˌreɪl/

a railroad system in which trains travel along a single rail (= metal bar), usually above ground level

(Definition of “monorail” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)