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cable car

noun
1.
a vehicle, usually enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway.
Also, cable-car.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for cable-car

cable car

noun
1.
a cabin suspended from and moved by an overhead cable in a mountain area
2.
a cableway
3.
a passenger car on a cable railway
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