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tramnoun [C]

uk   us   /træm/ UK (US usually streetcar, US also trolley)
A2 an ​electricvehicle that ​transportspeople, usually in ​cities, and goes along ​metaltracks in the ​road
(Definition of tram from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tramnoun [C]

 us   /træm/
an ​electricvehicle that is ​similar to a ​bus but ​travels on ​trackslaid along ​roads: I ​hopped off the tram near the ​park. A tram is also a ​car that ​travels on a ​heavywire up ​mountains or ​acrossrivers.
(Definition of tram from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tram”
in Korean 전차…
in Arabic تِرام…
in Malaysian trem…
in French tramway…
in Russian трамвай…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常在市內運營的)有軌電車…
in Italian tram…
in Turkish tramvay…
in Polish tramwaj…
in Spanish tranvía…
in Vietnamese xe chạy bằng điện…
in Portuguese bonde…
in Thai รถราง…
in German die Straßenbahn…
in Catalan tramvia…
in Japanese 路面電車, 市街電車…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常在市内运营的)有轨电车…
in Indonesian trem…
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