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streetcar

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstriːtkɑːr/ US ( also US trolley, mainly UK tram)
an electric vehicle for carrying passengers, mostly in cities, which runs along metal tracks in the roadBuses, trams and coaches
Translations of “streetcar”
in Korean 전차…
in Arabic تِرام…
in Portuguese bonde…
in Catalan tramvia…
in Japanese 路面電車, 市街電車…
in Italian tram…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有軌電車…
in Russian трамвай…
in Turkish tramvay…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有轨电车…
in Polish tramwaj…
(Definition of streetcar from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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