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English definition of “railway”

railway

noun     /ˈreɪlweɪ/
A2 [C] mainly UK (US railroad,     /ˈreɪlrəʊd/) the metal tracks that trains travel on: Repairs are being carried out on the railway.Railways and railway lines
the railway(s) mainly UK (US the railroad(s)) A2 the organizations connected with trains: He worked on the railways all his life.Railways and railway lines
(Definition of railway noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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