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 motorbus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A railway-car carrying within itself a motor to propel it on the rails without an attached locomotive. The motor may be a steam-engine or an internal-combustion motor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Chopper 2 flew over the fire shortly after 7 a.m. and showed smoke rising from the burning motorcoach, which is next to a two-story home that is not on fire. - Local News

  • Further, Consumers Union added: “It is difficult to understand why adults and children riding an intercity motorcoach should enjoy the protection of lap/shoulder belts, while young children traveling on a school bus should not.”

    2010 National School Bus Safety Week

  • Consumers Union feels school buses should be included in the motorcoach definition, “especially since school buses often perform the same services as intercity, tour, and commuter bus services when transporting children to and from extracurricular activities.”

    2010 National School Bus Safety Week

  • According to the ATU report Sudden Death Overtime, which highlights the issue of intercity bus accidents, the NTSB estimates that 36 percent of motorcoach crash fatalities over the past decade have been due to driver fatigue.

    Lawrence J. Hanley: Asleep at the Wheel

  • Among the key findings in yesterday's report the NTSB identified "driver fatigue as a contributing factor to fatal motorcoach accidents and has identified driver fatigue as an issue on its Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements."

    Lawrence J. Hanley: Asleep at the Wheel

  • In addition, Burns and Duncan will produce more than 30 documentaries, five to 15 minutes long, to be shown while guests are transported by motorcoach on a dozen other Tauck trips.

    Tauck Tour Company & Ken Burns Partner Up For Tours Of National Monuments

  • Overview: Catering to the needs of high-end motorcoach owners throughout the United States, RV resorts have been popping up from Key West to Seattle.

    FH Boom Daily Digest - June 2, 2009 (The Boomer Blog)

  • He was clearly the draw Friday, when crowds 10-deep surrounded Team Astana's motorcoach, with many fans holding yellow-and-black "Lance Fan" signs on sticks and pressing close to catch a glimpse of him and Leipheimer.

    Leipheimer wins time trial, Armstrong 14th in California

  • "There's no pressure on me," Armstrong said outside Astana's motorcoach.

    Leipheimer wins time trial, Armstrong 14th in California

  • The House transportation committee holds a hearing today to focus on "'rogue' bus operators who intentionally attempt to circumvent motorcoach safety regulations and continue to operate," according to a committee statement.

    Feds call reincarnated bus companies dangerous


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