noun. a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers.
- aerial tramway
- cable tramway
- stay in place
- rope (English)
- rap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- way (English)
- weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word ropeway
1. Noun, singular or mass
The detachable chairlifts move up the mountain on the ropeway connected by towers spaced at regular intervals.