from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A passenger bus that is powered by a motor. Also called motor coach.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A motorised bus, or coach
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a road vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; an omnibus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An automobile omnibus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
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I squeeze between a motorbus and a stalled motorized taxi, am almost flattened by a horse-drawn cart laden with fat hessian sacks.
Halfway to Lodz the windshield fell onto the driver and the motorbus plunged into a drainage culvert and rolled onto its side.
The sweaty Americans were ushered onto a motorbus with cracks in the windshield.
Then a train north; then an antique motorbus upholstered with violet velvet; then a wet cabin cruiser forty miles up a black river into the silver moorlands of Lapland.
Directs and coordinates activities of motorbus company to provide passengers with fast, efficient, and safe transportation.
At sight of the jaunty little motorbus waiting to haul him up the winding grade to the hotel, he actually hesitated.
A long, low car, the chauffeur temporarily detained by the stoppage of a motorbus ahead, had slowed up within three yards of the spot where they were standing.
Oldtime Londoners deplored the coming of the taxicab and the motorbus, for their coming meant the entire extinction of the driver of the horse-drawn bus, who was an institution, and the practical extinction of the hansom cabby, who was a type and very frequently a humorist too.
If I had seen him in a motorbus I should never have said, 'A remarkable chap '-- no more than if I had seen myself in a motorbus.
Too late; the wide-winged fighter skidded like a motorbus on a greasy road and fell into the clouds sideways.
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