Meaning of “narrow-gauge” in the English Dictionary

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"narrow-gauge" in British English

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narrow-gaugeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌnær.əʊˈɡeɪdʒ/ us /ˌner.oʊˈɡeɪdʒ/

A narrow-gauge railway has metal tracks that are closer together than the standard British and American distance of 56.5 inches.

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

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