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1. Chiefly British A streetcar.
2. A wagon or car used on a tramway in a mine, as to carry coal or ore .
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|Noun||1.||tramcar - a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine; "a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine"|
|2.||tramcar - a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity|
horsecar - an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
trolley line - a transit line using streetcars or trolley buses
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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