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Etymology

1. funicular

noun. a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars.

Synonyms

  • railroad line
  • car
  • railroad
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • cable car
  • railway
  • railway system

Etymology

  • funiculus (Latin)

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2. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] a line of track providing a runway for wheels.

Synonyms

  • narrow gauge
  • siding
  • broad gauge
  • sidetrack
  • rail
  • gantlet
  • rail line
  • tie
  • turnout
  • railroad track
  • railroad siding
  • rails
  • railroad
  • crosstie
  • switch
  • runway
  • standard gauge
  • track
  • railway line
  • railroad tie
  • line

Antonyms

  • walk
  • ignoble
  • decreased
  • lowered

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight.

Synonyms

  • rail
  • elevated
  • overhead railway
  • elevated railroad
  • railway system
  • tube
  • rack railway
  • funicular railway
  • railroad line
  • cog railway
  • el
  • elevated railway
  • underground
  • railroad
  • scenic railway
  • subway system
  • monorail
  • funicular
  • metro
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • line

Antonyms

  • anode
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with funicular-railway


1. Noun Phrase
A: For a day of unique adventures, take the Monongahela Incline, the nation’s oldest continuously operating funicular railway, to the hilltop neighborhood of Mount Washington, and enjoy panoramic views of downtown.

2. Noun Phrase
Renowned as a spa resort, Montecatini Terme also features abundant parks and gardens, and the modern town is connected to its hilltop old-town center by a 19th-century funicular railway.

3. Noun Phrase
Enjoy springtime camellias and magnolias in Switzerland’s Mediterranean-like region around Lake Lugano and catch a funicular railway up Monte Bre, offering views of Italy.

4. Noun Phrase
If you're in a hurry, there are a couple of places to pick up a quick bite at the top of the funicular railway.

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