school bus


Definition of school bus

: a vehicle used for transporting children to or from school or on activities connected with school

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Claire had worked as a school bus driver in Ashford for 30 years., "Claire E. Sapoznik," 19 Aug. 2019 The story of Richardson ISD’s generous school bus driver just got a little sweeter. Corbett Smith, Dallas News, "School bus driver who bought Christmas gifts for 70 students gets his own reward," 13 Aug. 2019 In a subsequent scene, when the girls’ school bus is stopped by British soldiers, one of them stares down the barrel of their machine guns — and flirts. Alice Jones, New York Times, "In ‘Derry Girls,’ the Lighter Side of Life in a Conflict Zone," 31 July 2019 North Carolina authorities are investigating whether a school bus driver set up a hit on a 17-year-old high schooler, according to media reports. Fox News, "North Carolina police investigating whether school bus driver helped coordinate shooting at teen," 31 July 2019 The boy lived with Lamb in Gresham for five months until a school bus driver noticed signs of injuries and reported concerns of abuse., "Oregon may close loophole that sent foster children to live with dangerous dads," 19 June 2019 Lawmakers set aside $19 million from lottery profits this year for school buses. USA TODAY, "Milestone rhino, Bigfoot shooting, jailed for feeding cats: News from around our 50 states," 1 Aug. 2019 An 18-year-old Milwaukee man was sentenced Monday to prison for a collision with a school bus that killed his brother. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee man gets 4 years in prison for crash with a school bus that killed his brother," 22 July 2019 The tooth belonged to a megalodon shark, which was close to the size of a school bus. Charles Infosino,, "Check out the weirdest things you can find at Behringer-Crawford Museum," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of school bus

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of school bus was in 1908

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English Language Learners Definition of school bus

: a bus for carrying children to and from a school

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