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trolley line

the route of a trolley car or trolley bus.
a public or private transportation system using trolley cars or trolley buses.
Origin of trolley line
1890-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She went to a trolley-line and took a car to the outskirts of the city where a new park had been opened.

    Alice Adams Booth Tarkington
  • At the end of the trolley-line there was a broiling walk in the sun.

    May Iverson's Career Elizabeth Jordan
  • Then some men came along and proposed to build a trolley-line which would push the stage-coaches off the map.

    The Bachelors William Dana Orcutt
  • He went out of the house and took the road to the trolley-line.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Laura and I came to a trolley-line presently, and found that it ran out to the Pyramids and Sphinx.

    The Ship Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • She dreamed of Wollaston's escorting her to the trolley-line.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The trolley-line, or overhead cable, runs around the wheels of two supports, one at either end of the track.

    The Boy Craftsman A. Neely Hall
  • "This is a great road-bed for a trolley-line," Thatcher remarked, leaning over the side of the carriage.

    The Bachelors William Dana Orcutt
  • At that time there did not exist a single mile of trolley-line.

  • Fortunately, we live at some distance from a trolley-line and there is no well in our back-yard.

    The Patient Observer Simeon Strunsky

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