What is another word for streetcars?

Pronunciation: [stɹˈiːtkɑːz] (IPA)

Streetcars, also known as trams or trolleys, are a mode of transportation that runs on tracks along the streets of a city or town. Other synonyms for streetcars include light rail, electric railway, and urban transit. They are typically used for short to medium distance travel and are popular in cities with dense populations and limited space for cars. In some areas, streetcars are also called cable cars, which are powered by cables running underground. Regardless of the name used, streetcars have been an important part of public transportation for over a century and continue to play a vital role in many urban areas today.

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Usage examples for Streetcars

Whites pulled Negroes from streetcars and beat them openly.
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Norman Coombs
When the Colonel had become one of the leading merchants of the city, she consented grudgingly to the addition of one servant, also a coachman and a single pair of horses, although she preferred the streetcars on the next block as safer and less troublesome; and she began gradually to entertain her neighbors, to satisfy the Colonel's hospitable instincts, in the style in which they entertained her.
Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
"She ought to have a carriage; it is preposterous for my wife to be going round in streetcars.
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Margaret Deland

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