- aerial tramway
- nouna conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
* * *tramway (def. 4).[1900-05]
* * *aerial railway or aerial tramway,overhead cables or rails from which a car is suspended to move persons and things across a river, canyon, or other difficult place to cross.
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