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noun as in cable car

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noun as in tram

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The late 19th and early 20th centuries was actually the age of streetcars.

If it safe for people to ride on our buses, and it is safe for people to ride on our streetcar.

Those early streetcar systems “drew together the scattered settlements of the time, bringing them all into cityness.”

Houses, streetcar lines, railroad tracks, telegraph and telephone lines, bridges and highways were washed out.

The restaurant’s name acknowledges the historic building’s past as a bank, the city’s past as a streetcar stop and the flowering herb native to Washington state, home to Mount Rainier.

Plays like A Streetcar Named Desire and Summer and Smoke dramatized his divided soul.

“Yeah, me and Streetcar had a lot of fun with that book,” Suffridge was saying.

The po-boy traces its roots back to the New Orleans streetcar labor union strike in 1929.

In Sweden it includes a year of mandated maternity leave and a well-run streetcar system.

From ‘Streetcar’ to Kim Cattrall, Janice Kaplan surveys the shows and actors the Tony Award nominations overlooked.

The streets of these towns were crowded with traffic and streetcar lines are numerous.

Do you remember a little incident which occurred in a streetcar some six weeks ago?

Probably no one else on the streetcar beside myself noticed there wasn't a single passenger car, truck or bus that passed us.

Sometimes we would break away and take a streetcar, till an order was issued forbidding our doing it.

He walked rapidly to the streetcar and took a seat, with a thoughtful expression on his countenance.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to streetcar, such as: trolley, grip car, tram, tramcar, and trolley bus.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.