Meaning of “tram” in the English Dictionary

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"tram" in British English

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tramnoun [ C ]

uk /træm/ us /træm/ UK US usually streetcar, US also trolley

A2 an electric vehicle that transports people, usually in cities, and goes along metal tracks 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 electric vehicle that is similar to a bus but travels on tracks laid along roads:

I hopped off the tram near the park.

A tram is also a car that travels on a heavy wire up mountains or across rivers.

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