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funicular

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfunicularfu‧nic‧u‧lar /fjʊˈnɪkjələ $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TTRa small railway that carries people up and down a steep hill or mountain, pulled by a thick metal rope
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funicularSuzanne and I squeezed into a funicular.I know how the funicular is operating.Nebozízek seemed to be the only stop the funicular made before going on down to the bottom of the hill.The funicular had resumed its climb, apparently smoothly enough.
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