Meaning of railway


Pronunciation: (rāl'wā"), [key]
— n.
  1. a rail line with lighter-weight equipment and roadbed than a main-line railroad.
  2. a railroad, esp. one operating over relatively short distances.
  3. Also calledany line or lines of rails forming a road of flanged-wheel equipment.
  4. railroad.
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