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light-rail

[lahyt-reyl] /ˈlaɪtˌreɪl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a local rail rapid-transit system using large, single passenger cars, railroad-type signals, and, usually, private rights-of-way.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • It means streetcar and light-rail connections to downtown that cut auto travel.

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