minibus minibus  /ˈmɪ ni ˌbəs/


  • (n) a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)


  1. At least 20 were killed by nine bombs that were planted in trash, on the side of a road, in cars and in a minibus.
  2. She fingered my plain cotton head scarf, pronounced it too thin and directed me toward a parked minibus.
  3. He borrowed some money to buy a dilapidated minibus.


  1. Minibus changes proposed in Fair Lawn

    Acting Borough Manager Jim Van Kruiningen proposed changes to the borough's minibus program at the June 25 council work session, with the goal of making the service more efficient.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Bombs in Iraq hit minibus, protesters, killing 6

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Bomb blasts on Tuesday struck a minibus carrying Shiite pilgrims to the holy city of Karbala and a gathering of demonstrators in an ethnically disputed northern city, killing at least six and wounding dozens in the latest in a wave of attacks roiling Iraq.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Afghan officials say minibus hits bomb in southern province, 11 members of family killed

    KABUL (AP) — Afghan officials say minibus hits bomb in southern province, 11 members of family killed.        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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  1. "When we look around us and see the number of our compatriots still living in squalor, attending under-equipped schools, crammed like sardines into unsafe minibus taxis, we wonder when the fruit of democracy will reach the tables of all of our...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Desmond Tutu Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "I was standing with other laborers when the minibus came and the driver asked for laborers. Everybody ran towards him and then he detonated his vehicle," Ali Mohammed told Reuters as he lay in a local hospital, his left thigh bandaged.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Ali Mohammed Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "US troops fired on a minibus carrying workers and killed a number of them in Al-Falah street at 6 am," Imam Abdel Zahra al-Suwaidi from the Sadr movement said.
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: The Australian

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