A car designed to operate on a cableway or cable railway.(noun)
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Use "cable car" in a sentence
"On this main tourist drag, traffic is predominantly non-Chinese: groups of sightseers wait for the cable car to come pick them up, and other visitors sit on the steps of Old St. Mary’s Church with maps to plot their next moves."