Definition of Streetcar

1. Noun. A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity.

Exact synonyms: Tram, Tramcar, Trolley, Trolley Car
Specialized synonyms: Horsecar
Generic synonyms: Self-propelled Vehicle
Group relationships: Trolley Line
Geographical relationships: Britain, Britain
Derivative terms: Tram



Definition of Streetcar

1. Noun. (American English) A tram or light rail vehicle, usually a single car, but also attached together, operating on city streets. A trolley car. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Streetcar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Streetcar

street pigeon
street racing
street railway
street shoes
street sign
street smart
street smarts
street sweeper
street team
street teams
street theater
street urchin
streetball
streetballer
streetballers
streetcar (current term)
streetcar track
streetcars
streetcorner
streetcorners
streete
streeted
streetfight
streetfighter
streetfighters
streetfighting
streetfights
streetful
streetfuls
streetier

Literary usage of Streetcar

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1. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1877-1945 by Clayton D. Laurie, Ronald H. Cole (1997)
"Thus troops were summoned to quell a streetcar strike at Knoxville, Tennessee, in October 1919. Governor AS Roberts initially requested authorization to use ..."

2. The City-Building Process: Housing and Services in New Milwaukee by Roger D. Simon (1996)
"Land along commercial streets, usually the ones with the streetcar lines, ... The low thresholds for streetcar service indicate its importance as a virtual ..."

3. Digest of the Reports of the Supreme Court of California: Volumes One by James Henry Deering (1896)
"It is not negligence in law for a party injured by collision between a wagon and streetcar to be upon the streetcar track at the moment of the accident, ..."

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