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Definition 1: an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city) - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where subway or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'

Synonyms for subway in the sense of this definition

(subway is a kind of ...) line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

Definition 2: an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for subway in the sense of this definition

(subway is a kind of ...) a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)

"the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection"

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