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railway

rail·way

railway

 
pronunciation:
reIl weI
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a railroad system, esp. one operating over short distances using light equipment.
The Union Pacific railway is one of the largest in the U.S.
similar words:
rail
definition 2: any line of rail tracks.
It was an extraordinary feat to lay the railway through these mountains.
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