mi·​cro·​bus | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌbəs How to pronounce microbus (audio) \

Definition of microbus

: a station wagon shaped like a bus

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Recent Examples on the Web Earlier this month, a microbus collided with a truck in Sohag, killing at least 17 people and injuring four others. BostonGlobe.com, 13 Aug. 2022 Volkswagen itself is re-introducing the beloved VW microbus as the electric ID.Buzz. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 11 May 2022 In the 1960s, Volkswagen was the first foreign auto maker to break into the U.S. market on the appeal of its iconic Beetle and its hippie van, the T1 microbus. William Boston, WSJ, 15 Mar. 2022 Buzz, an electric resurrection of VW’s iconic microbus, the original camper van, VW is also making plans to launch an electric pickup truck in the U.S. to cash in on the popularity of EV truck startups like Rivian Automotive Inc., VW officials said. William Boston, WSJ, 27 Mar. 2022 Buzz, a retro-style model that resurrects the iconic microbus as an electric van. William Boston, WSJ, 15 Mar. 2022 Probably a lot more than can be squeezed into its microbus proportions. Jeremy White, Wired, 9 Mar. 2022 Buzz, an electric iteration of its iconic hippie-era microbus, on March 9. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Jan. 2022 Volkswagen delayed the release of its ID.Buzz electric microbus from 2022 to 2023. Andy Peters, ajc, 23 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of microbus

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Microbus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microbus. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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