rope|way «ROHP WAY», noun.
an overhead stretch of rope or cable along which heavy objects are carried: »

A 27-mile ropeway high in the Himalayas is being built to speed trade between Tibet and northern India (Science News Letter).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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