elevated rail-road

elevated railroad

noun
a railroad system operating on an elevated structure, as over streets.
Also called el.


Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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elevated railroad

noun
a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level [syn: elevated railway
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