Definition of Elevated railway
1. Noun. A railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level.
Generic synonyms: Railroad, Railroad Line, Railway, Railway Line, Railway System
Specialized synonyms: Big Dipper, Chute-the-chute, Roller Coaster
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elevated Railway
Literary usage of Elevated railway
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Electric railroads —Continued. Germany Hamburg elevated and underground railway. U Sni Am S 75:20 Ja 11 '13 Hamburg subway and. elevated railway, ..."
2. Municipal Franchises: A Description of the Terms and Conditions Upon which by Delos Franklin Wilcox (1911)
"Whatever may be said of Philadelphia's franchise policy, it must be admitted that the Market Street elevated railway is a superior piece of physical ..."
3. The Library, the School and the Child by Ralph Lester Power, John Whitehall Emery (1917)
"Boston elevated railway Library The Library of the Boston Elevated, shelved at the general offices of the company, maintains a unique position in the ..."
4. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1907)
"Boston elevated railway, 103. Injury from noise from elevated railway. 9. At the trial of a petition under St. 1894, c. 548, for damages caused by the ..."