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

Definition of microbus

: a station wagon shaped like a bus

Examples of microbus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s part of a new lineup of electric cars under the ID sub-brand, including the forthcoming revival of the VW microbus. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2021 The most popular option is a microbus tour of the Capitol Park Museum, but the haunted adventure and swamp tours are equally as engaging. Kelsey Ogletree, Southern Living, 8 Mar. 2021 Its blunt-ended silhouette is reminiscent of a classic VW microbus. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 24 Sep. 2019 This rover, about the size of two microbuses, can fit two passengers and gear comfortably, four in a pinch. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, 21 July 2019 The county's ambulance authority said in a statement the accident took place Wednesday when two microbuses crashed on a highway in the southern suburb of Helwan. Fox News, 12 June 2019 Designed to resemble a curvaceous Volkswagen microbus, Hot Dog Bus is a piece of mobile art that was commissioned by the New York City Public Art Fund from Austrian artist Erwin Wurm. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, 11 July 2018 The first of these will go on sale in 2020, with the microbus that everyone drools over coming in 2022. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 23 Apr. 2018 Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a roadside bomb struck a microbus in eastern the eastern Ghazni province on Monday, killing six people. Washington Post, 11 June 2018

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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 26 Jul. 2021.

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