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streetcar

[street-kahr] /ˈstritˌkɑr/
noun
1.
a public vehicle running regularly along certain streets, usually on rails, as a trolley car or trolley bus.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; street + car1
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British Dictionary definitions for street car

streetcar

/ˈstriːtˌkɑː/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire Also called trolley car, (esp Brit) tram, tramcar
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