el tranvía
-the streetcar
See the entry for tranvía.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (vehicle)
a. streetcar
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El metro es más rápido que el tranvía, pero no tiene tanto encanto.The subway is faster than the streetcar, but it is not so charming.
b. tram (United Kingdom)
Los turistas utilizan el tranvía como una forma barata de ver la ciudad.Tourists use the tram as a cheap way of seeing the city.
c. local train
Los ecologistas sugieren utilizar tranvías en vez de coches para reducir la contaminación.Ecologists suggest using local trains instead of cars to decrease the pollution.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. tram (United Kingdom)
b. streetcar
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
(coche) tram(car); streetcar; (EEUU) (sistema) tramway; (Ferro) local train;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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