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Meaning of “streetcar” in the English Dictionary

"streetcar" in British English

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streetcarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstriːt.kɑːr/  us   /-kɑːr/ (also trolley) US
an ​electricvehicle that ​transportspeople, usually in ​cities, and goes along ​metaltracks in the ​road: The ​cheapest way of ​seeing the ​city is to take a streetcar.
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(Definition of streetcar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"streetcar" in American English

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streetcarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstritˌkɑr/
a ​trolley
(Definition of streetcar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “streetcar”
in Arabic تِرام…
in Korean 전차…
in Portuguese bonde…
in Catalan tramvia…
in Japanese 路面電車, 市街電車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有轨电车…
in Turkish tramvay…
in Russian трамвай…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有軌電車…
in Italian tram…
in Polish tramwaj…
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