Definition of Tramways

1. Noun. (plural of tramway) ¹



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Definition of Tramways

1. tramway [n] - See also: tramway

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tramways

trampolinings
trampolinist
trampolinists
trampoose
trampoosed
trampooses
trampoosing
tramps
trampy
tramroad
tramroads
trams
tramstop
tramstops
tramway
tramways (current term)
tranation
trance
trance coma
trance music
tranced
trancelike
trances
trancester
trancesters
trancework
trancey
tranch
tranche
tranched

Literary usage of Tramways

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

1. Proceedings (1877)
"I put working first, because although the local authorities are prohibited by the 19th Section of the Tramway Act, 1870, from working the tramways (and I do ..."

2. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1898)
"Omnibuses and tramways. Omnibuses and tramways cross the city in every direction ... The tramways are, with a few exceptions, divided at present into the ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"London Southern tramways Bill,— " to authorise the use on the tramways of the London Southern tramways Company of mechanical power, and to empower that ..."

4. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1882)
"BRADFORD tramways. BY JH COX, BOROUGH SURVEYOR, BRADFORD. The Bradford Corporation obtained powers in 1880 to construct 1\ miles of tramways within the ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The powers granted under the tramways Act are in perpetuity, subject to the right of the local authorities (under the 43rd section) to purchase, ..."

6. Where and why Public Ownership Has Failed by Yves Guyot (1914)
"Opposition of the Municipalities first to tramways, then to the Omnibus Automobile. ... The tramways of Glasgow and the Street Railways of Boston. ..."

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