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Definition of viaduct noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

viaduct

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvaɪədʌkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvaɪədʌkt//
 
Features of roads, Historic buildings, Trains
 
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a long high bridge, usually with arches, that carries a road or railway/railroad across a river or valley A train was crossing the viaduct. a railway viaduct over the river See related entries: Features of roads, Historic buildings, Trains Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Latin via ‘way’, on the pattern of aqueduct.
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