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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trains & railways
monorailmon‧o‧rail /ˈmɒnəʊreɪl $ ˈmɑːnə-/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]TTT a railway system that uses a single rail, usually high above the ground2 [countable]TTT a train on a monorail system
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monorailAnd Jakarta is now planning a monorail system.Ireland opened the first commercial monorail in 1888.The first electric monorail was opened in Wüppertal in 1900.Linking Disney World together is a network of monorail trains, buses, river steamers and launches.A trip by cable car or monorail gives the best view of the 180-acre site, four miles from Exmoor.Pupils also are asked to identify different desert animals -- after the monorail tour.The reserve is so quiet that the animals stare at the monorail intently, making some visitors wonder who is on display.Info: http: / / www. monorail. com Comments?
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