Subway

Definition of Subway

Sub´way`
n.1.An underground way or gallery; especially, a passage under a street, in which water mains, gas mains, telegraph wires, etc., are conducted.
2.An underground railroad, usually having trains powered by electricity provided by an electric line running through the underground tunnel. It is usually confined to the center portion of cities; - called also tube, and in Britain, underground. In certain other countries (as in France or Russia) it is called the metro.

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Amtrak, L, abri, antre, baggage train, branch, bunker, burrow, cable railroad, cable railway, cave, cavern, choo-choo, cog railroad, cog railway, cove, dugout, el, electric, electric railway, electric train, elevated, elevated railway, embankment, express, express train, feeder, feeder line, flier, foxhole, freight, freight train, freighter, funicular, goods train, gravity-operated railway, grot, grotto, hole, horse railway, interurban, junction, lair, light railroad, lightning express, limited, line, local, main line, metro, milk train, monorail, parliamentary, parliamentary train, passenger train, rack railway, rack-and-pinion railroad, rack-and-pinion railway, rail, rail line, railroad, railroad train, railway, rattler, roadbed, roadway, rolling stock, sewer, shuttle, shuttle train, sidetrack, siding, special, streamliner, street railway, streetcar line, subterrane, switchback, terminal, terminus, track, train, tram, tramline, trestle, trolley line, trunk, trunk line, tube, tunnel, turnout, underground, underpass, warren, way train
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