Definition of cable car noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cable car

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  1. 1a vehicle that hangs from and is pulled by a moving cable and that carries passengers up and down a mountain See related entries: Mountains and valleys
  2. 2(especially North American English) a vehicle that runs on tracks and is pulled by a moving cable
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cable car