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tramline

[tram-lahyn] /ˈtræmˌlaɪn/
noun, British
1.
a streetcar system.
2.
a streetcar route or track.
Also, tramway.
Origin of tramline
1885-1890
1885-90; tram1 + line1
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  • Of course if they ran a tramline along the North Circular from the cattlemarket to the quays value would go up like a shot.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • It was a wonder that there was not a tramline in such an important thoroughfare.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • The storm had struck the overhead wire of the tramline, and one of the great supports had fallen.

    A Room With A View E. M. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for tramline

tramline

/ˈtræmˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
(often pl) Also called tramway. the tracks on which a tram runs
2.
the route taken by a tram
3.
(often pl) the outer markings along the sides of a tennis or badminton court
4.
(pl) a set of guiding principles
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