autobus

noun

au·​to·​bus ˈȯ-tō-ˌbəs How to pronounce autobus (audio)

Examples of autobus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1993, 24 years before Alexander Wang sent his models to Brooklyn by coach, Kouyaté’s arrived at the Tuileries via autobus. Vogue, 9 Feb. 2018 In landlocked Granada, group tours command vans, taxis and autobuses, pushing to the side pedestrians like myself hiking the uphill cobblestone streets of the old Muslim quarter of Albayzin. New York Times, 16 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autobus was in 1899

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“Autobus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autobus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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