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Meaning of OMNIBUS

Pronunciation:  'âmnu`bus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
 

OMNIBUS is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: autobus, bus, charabanc, coach, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach
 
 See Also: fleet, public transport, roof, school bus, trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus, window

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Om"ni*bus\, n. [L., for all, dat. pl. from omnis all.
Cf. {Bus}.]
1. A long four-wheeled carriage, having seats for many
   people; especially, one with seats running lengthwise,
   used in conveying passengers short distances.

2. (Glass Making) A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer
   or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.

{Omnibus bill}, a legislative bill which provides for a
   number of miscellaneous enactments or appropriations.
   [Parliamentary Cant, U.S.]

{Omnibus box}, a large box in a theater, on a level with the
   stage and having communication with it. [Eng.]
   --Thackeray.

 
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