[ UK /t‍ʃˈæɹɐbˌɑːnk/ ]
  1. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    he always rode the bus to work
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How To Use charabanc In A Sentence

  • Many ‘set off’ for a week, usually to Blackpool or Morecambe, travelling on specially laid-on holiday trains or the slower-but cheaper charabanc.
  • To hear some of my friends in politics and political journalism talk, you would think that democracy is a kind of jolly charabanc on to which all reasonable citizens have clambered, even if we may argue about the route. Archive 2004-06-06
  • ‘Let's get the charabanc out and take the whole town to Tamworth,’ smiles Harvey.
  • In our file of five charabancs, a charioted army, we swept down the thundering hills. Cider With Rosie
  • ‘Appalling mass of cars and charabancs… disgorging Women's Institute dames with white crimped hair and legs awry ’, he noted of Forde Abbey.
  • I plan to take a charabanc of my friends there shortly.
  • There were rare excursions to seaside or country by train or charabanc, or the occasional boat trip on Lough Neagh.
  • The Morecambe Silver Band met the special trains at Kendal Station and the children were marched to New Road, where a procession was formed with the younger ones being carried on charabancs and lorries.
  • Teilo wanted to take me on a charabanc to Brighton, sixty-five shillings all in, but I'm not a person who needs holidays. MR STARLIGHT
  • Many English seaside towns seem as if they are stuck in a time warp, in an era when families and charabancs full of factory workers would converge on the shore for fun and frolics.
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