Definitions

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  • proper noun informal Any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope through crowds safely while allowing an open view.

Etymologies

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pope +‎ -mobile

Examples

  • Earlier, thousands of people came to cheer the Pope as he rode in the so-called Popemobile from the airport to the Apostolic Nunciature.

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  • The Popemobile is a symbol of the catholic church's lack of faith.

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  • The Popemobile is a symbol of the catholic church's lack of faith.

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  • A white modified 1998 Cadillac Brougham that was better known as the Popemobile was one of several vehicles from G. M.'s Heritage Collection that was auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson over the weekend.

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  • A white modified 1998 Cadillac Brougham that was better known as the Popemobile was one of several vehicles from G. M.'s Heritage Collection that was auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson over the weekend.

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  • The Popemobile is a symbol of the catholic church's lack of faith.

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  • As Pope Benedict XVI makes public tours of Washington and New York City this week, he won't be seen in the open-top "Popemobile" familiar from video shot in St. Peter's Square.

    Pope visit balances access, security

  • Pope Benedict XVI rode the "Popemobile" to a Mass during a May 13, 2007 visit to Aparecida, Brazil. swapContent ( 'firstMediumStoryPhoto', 'applyMediumStoryPhoto');

    Pope visit balances access, security

  • Pope Benedict XVI will make public appearances in a bulletproof "Popemobile" on two days during his first U.S. visit next week, the Roman Catholic archdioceses of New York and Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday.

    Popemobile route offers public peek at Benedict

  • WASHINGTON When Pope Benedict XVI arrives for a six-day U.S. visit Tuesday, his every public move — from "Popemobile" motorcades to stadium Masses — will be choreographed according to an elaborate security plan that began taking shape when the trip was announced in September.

    Pope visit balances access, security

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