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See also: Omnibus
- (dated) A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
- 1911, E. M. Forster, The Celestial Omnibus
- "Please, is that an omnibus?" / "Omnibus est," said the driver, without turning round.
- 1959, Michael Flanders, At the Drop of a Hat
- Omnibus, my friend Mr. Swann informs me, comes from the Latin omnibus, meaning to or for by with or from everybody, which is a very good description. Well, this song is about a bus, it's wittily subtitled - I thought of this - 'A Transport of Delight'.
- 1988, Rowan Atkinson as Ebenezer Blackadder in "Blackadder's Christmas Carol", written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
- Baldrick, I want you to take this [money] and go out, and buy a turkey so large you'd think its mother had been rogered by an omnibus.
- An anthology of previously released material linked together by theme or author, especially in book form.
- A broadcast program consisting of all of the episodes of a serial that have been shown in the previous week.
- The omnibus edition of "The Archers" is broadcast every Sunday morning at 11.00.
- (philately) A stamp issue, usually commemorative, that appears simultaneously in several countries as a joint issue.
omnibus (not comparable)
- Containing multiple items.
- The legislature enacted an omnibus appropriations bill.
containing multiple items
- (transitive) To combine (legislative bills, etc.) into a single package.
- (rail transport, of a train) Pertaining to a local (making stops at all stations)
- Un train omnibus.
omnibus m (plural omnibus)
- "omnibus" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- dative masculine plural of
- dative feminine plural of
- dative neuter plural of
- ablative masculine plural of
- ablative feminine plural of
- ablative neuter plural of