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[てつ()·どう()]
tetsudou
noun

English Meaning(s) for 鉄道

noun
  1. railroad; railway; rail transport

Definition and Synonyms for 鉄道

Rail short for railway
Synonyms: 鉄道
Railway a line of track providing a runway for wheels
Synonyms: 線路, 軌道, 鉄路, 鉄道, 鉄道線路
Railway line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Synonyms: 鉄道, 鉄道会社

Meanings for each kanji in 鉄道

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road-way; street; district; journey; course; moral; teachings Kanji Details »

Categories 鉄道 is a member of

Line a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
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Railway line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
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Track a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
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Sample Sentences for 鉄道

He was killed in a railroad accident.
A piece of railway in use today is therefore the product of a long series of decisions reached on many different grounds, at different times.
There were no railroads at that time in Japan.
It's dangerous to walk on railway lines.
The surveyor could also advise the promoters which route could be most easily—and therefore most cheaply—constructed.

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