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suspension bridge

noun
1.
a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers.
Origin of suspension bridge
1815-1825
1815-25
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suspension bridge

noun
1.
a bridge that has a deck suspended by cables or rods from other cables or chains that hang between two towers and are anchored at both ends
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