scenic railway
noun Date: 1894 chiefly British a miniature railway (as in an amusement park) with artificial scenery along the way

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scenic-railway — ● scenic railway, scenic railways nom masculin (anglais scenic railway, petit train) Synonyme de montagnes russes. ● scenic railway, scenic railways (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais scenic railway, petit train) Synonymes : montagnes russes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scenic Railway — bezeichnet einen Typ von Holzachterbahnen, der vor allem zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts gebaut wurde. ist und war der Name einer großen Anzahl von Achterbahnen unter anderem: Scenic Railway (Dreamland Margate) Scenic Railway (Luna Park) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scenic railway — [senikʀɛlwɛ] cf. la prononciation figurée, cit. 2 n. m. ÉTYM. 1904, in Bonnafé; mots angl. « petit train d agrément », de scenic « panoramique », et railway « chemin de fer ». ❖ ♦ Vieilli. Anglic. Montagne russe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scenic railway — ☆ scenic railway n. a small railway passing through areas with a scenic view, often artificially contrived, as at an amusement park …   English World dictionary

  • scenic\ railway — [ senikrɛlwɛ ] n. m. • 1904; mots angl. « chemin de fer panoramique » ♦ Vieilli Anglic. Montagnes russes. Des scenic railways. « Après j ai fait un tour de scénique rélouais [sic]. Des pentes comme ça » (Queneau) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scenic railway — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms scenic railway : singular scenic railway plural scenic railways tourism British a very small railway that runs through artificial countryside, especially in an amusement park …   English dictionary

  • scenic railway — noun small railway in an amusement park • Hypernyms: ↑railway, ↑railroad, ↑railroad line, ↑railway line, ↑railway system …   Useful english dictionary

  • scenic railway — noun an attraction at a fair or in a park consisting of a miniature railway that goes past natural features and artificial scenery …   English new terms dictionary

  • scenic railway — /sinɪk ˈreɪlweɪ/ (say seenik raylway) noun 1. a miniature or private railway which carries passengers on a tour of a natural landscape, zoo, etc. 2. → big dipper …   Australian English dictionary

  • scenic railway — An amusement device; a roller coaster; a miniature railway for children. See roller coaster …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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