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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); An underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway.

Usage examples (36)
  • In Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'
  • So on le train which is what I call the subway when I'm in a bad mood, I ask him if we need to stop for lunch.
  • The LA subway is the most notable example of this.
  • Bernhard Goetz became known as the subway vigilante. for more
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