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tram

noun [C] uk   /træm/ UK ( US usually streetcar, US also trolley) us  
A2 an electric vehicle that transports people, usually in cities, and goes along metal tracks in the road
Translations of “tram”
in Korean 전차…
in Arabic تِرام…
in French tramway…
in Turkish tramvay…
in Italian tram…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常在市內運營的)有軌電車…
in Russian трамвай…
in Polish tramwaj…
in Spanish tranvía…
in Portuguese bonde…
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…
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