Meaning of tramway
Pronunciation: (tram'wā"), [key]
- a crude railroad of wooden rails or of wooden rails capped with metal treads.
- a track, usually elevated, or roadway for mine haulage.
- Also called aerial railway, aerial tramway, cable tramway, ropeway. a system for hauling passengers and freight in vehicles suspended from a cable or cables supported by a series of towers, hangers, or the like: used over canyons, between mountain peaks, etc.
- tramway (Thesaurus)