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tram /træm/  

(countable noun) Usage note: This is the usual term used by all speakers.

A vehicle powered by electricity from high up cables, which runs on metal rails set flat into the ground or just above the ground. Several Australian cities have trams, including Adelaide and Melbourne.

Example: After we had all finished, we caught the tram to Melbourne Central where we had lunch. (


The tram from Adelaide to the seaside suburb of Glenelg

(photo by Ardian Setiawan)