funicular railway


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funic′ular rail′way


n.
a very steep cable railway operating in such a way that the ascending and descending cars are counterbalanced.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending carsfunicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cable car, car - a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
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funicular railway

[fjuːˌnɪkjʊləˈreɪlweɪ] Nfunicular m
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