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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)
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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