Definition of Tramroad

1. n. A road prepared for easy transit of trams or wagons, by forming the wheel tracks of smooth beams of wood, blocks of stone, or plates of iron.

Definition of Tramroad

1. Noun. A road designed for use by trams or wagons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tramroad

1. a railway in a mine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tramroad

1. A road prepared for easy transit of trams or wagons, by forming the wheel tracks of smooth beams of wood, blocks of stone, or plates of iron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tramroad

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trampolined
trampoliner
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trampolinists
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trampoosed
trampooses
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tramroad (current term)
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trance
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trance music
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Literary usage of Tramroad

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout by Joseph Priestley (1831)
"THE act of parliament relating to this tramroad is entitled, ' An Act for making and maintaining a tramroad or Railway 'from the parish of Mamhilad, ..."

2. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1907)
"8 (which was the tramway in Blackpool) extending to the borough boundary, and permitted the company to form a junction between that tramway and the tramroad ..."

3. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"Snowdon Mountain tramroad (see below), terminus adjoining the LNW station. Guides and Ponies for the ascent of Snowdon, see p. 326. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"Southport and Lytham tramroad (Extension of Time). Thames Deep Water Dock (Extension of Time). Thames Harbour. Trent Navigation Company. ..."

5. A History of the English Railway: Its Social Relations and Revelations. 1820 by John Francis (1851)
"The precise origin of railroads is unknown ; but that the earliest approximation to the modern railway was the wooden tramroad, there can be no doubt. ..."

6. Magisterial Cases by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain Court of Criminal Appeal (1907)
"Public Health — General district rate — Exemption — tramroad —" Land used as a railway "—Blackpool and Fleet- wood tramroad Acts, 1896 and 1898— Public ..."

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