minibus

noun
mini·​bus | \ -ˌbəs \

Definition of minibus 

: a small bus or van

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Every wall of the Boomerang Bookshop minibus has been converted to bookshelves. Eric Ginsburg, Teen Vogue, "These Heroes Are Saving Black Feminist Classics by Putting Them on Wheels," 8 Jan. 2019 But the money was enough to buy three new minibuses to transport Torcy’s players to matches and training. Washington Post, "Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls," 20 May 2018 Although these shuttles might feel more theme-park ride than transit solution, these slow-motion minibuses are performing an important task by introducing people to the idea of driverless tech. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "The good, the bad, and the ugly of self-driving cars in 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 Heritage Action for America, the political advocacy organization of the Heritage Foundation, accused conservatives of betraying their ideals by supporting the minibus, saying the bill lacked fiscal restraint. Kristina Peterson, WSJ, "Lawmakers Reach Deal to Avoid Shutdown Drama Before Midterms," 13 Sep. 2018 Once a day, everyone piles into a minibus and goes to a castle, a winery or a medieval monastery. Sara Tucker, WSJ, "European Barge Cruises That Are Anything But Boring," 6 Sep. 2018 The Army ambulances carrying the bodies, and three minibuses carrying the mourners, passed through the Baharistan area, where Raju Singh had his herbal medicine shop. New York Times, "Bomb Rattles an Afghan Minority So Small ‘No One Is a Stranger’," 2 July 2018 But the money was enough to buy three new minibuses to transport Torcy's players to matches and training. John Leicester, Fox News, "Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls," 20 May 2018 Packed into a black minibus heading from Jerusalem into the occupied West Bank, the group of Israelis is on a mission. Dina Kraft, The Christian Science Monitor, "Into dark cycle of Mideast revenge, this group tries to bring light," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of minibus

1958, in the meaning defined above

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minibus

noun

English Language Learners Definition of minibus

: a small bus or van

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