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01:33 Sep 6, 2008
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Spanish term or phrase: omnibus
a form of transport.
Khadijah Des Vignes
English translation:bus
Explanation:
suerte

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-09-06 01:39:48 GMT)
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autobus-urbano) Per. Ur) bus; (-de larga distancia) Arg.) bus, coach (BrE (Esp.) (Ferr) slow train; el tren -con destino a Cordoba (the stopping service to Cordoba

Depending on context and target audience!!!-In general -most likely just bus....

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Note added at 11 mins (2008-09-06 01:45:30 GMT)
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Basically, the term omnibus is now mostly obsolete, and just the word "BUS" is used.....

If for Spain, it's a different ball game...

omnibus:
Definición | Sinónimos | Conjugator
En Francés | En Portugués
in context | images

New Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary © 2005 Oxford University Press:

ómnibus sustantivo masculino (pl ~ or -buses) (autobús — urbano) (Per, Ur) bus;
(— de larga distancia) (Arg) bus, coach (BrE)


Subscribe to the Oxford Concise or Unabridged dictionary for more translations, meanings and examples.

As stated, in Spain, it would the train
th DRAE has:

ómnibus.

(Del lat. omnĭbus, para todos).


1. m. Vehículo de transporte colectivo para trasladar personas, generalmente dentro de las poblaciones.

□ V.

tren ómnibus



@Everything2.comThe word bus is derived from the latin omnibus with the idea that several sets of chips ... The first shortening of omnibus to "bus" is recorded in 1832. ...
everything2.com/title/Bus - 44k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
Bus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe name is a neologic version of the Latin omnibus, which means 'for all'. The full name for a bus is an 'Omnibus Vehicle' - meaning a 'vehicle for all'. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bus - 91k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
[PDF] Omnibus: A bus ride to a better lifeFile Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat
Omnibus: A bus ride to a better life. By DOLLY CALLAWAY. Staff Writer. GLOBAL education at your. fingertips! A few years back, it was. only a dream. ...
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omnibus - Wiktionaryomnibus (plural omnibuses). (obsolete) A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus). An anthology of previously released material linked ...
en.wiktionary.org/wiki/omnibus - 26k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
Omnibus Gifts

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Robert Copeland
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Local time: 02:05
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4 +8bus
Robert Copeland


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
bus


Explanation:
suerte

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-09-06 01:39:48 GMT)
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autobus-urbano) Per. Ur) bus; (-de larga distancia) Arg.) bus, coach (BrE (Esp.) (Ferr) slow train; el tren -con destino a Cordoba (the stopping service to Cordoba

Depending on context and target audience!!!-In general -most likely just bus....

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 11 mins (2008-09-06 01:45:30 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Basically, the term omnibus is now mostly obsolete, and just the word "BUS" is used.....

If for Spain, it's a different ball game...

omnibus:
Definición | Sinónimos | Conjugator
En Francés | En Portugués
in context | images

New Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary © 2005 Oxford University Press:

ómnibus sustantivo masculino (pl ~ or -buses) (autobús — urbano) (Per, Ur) bus;
(— de larga distancia) (Arg) bus, coach (BrE)


Subscribe to the Oxford Concise or Unabridged dictionary for more translations, meanings and examples.

As stated, in Spain, it would the train
th DRAE has:

ómnibus.

(Del lat. omnĭbus, para todos).


1. m. Vehículo de transporte colectivo para trasladar personas, generalmente dentro de las poblaciones.

□ V.

tren ómnibus



@Everything2.comThe word bus is derived from the latin omnibus with the idea that several sets of chips ... The first shortening of omnibus to "bus" is recorded in 1832. ...
everything2.com/title/Bus - 44k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
Bus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe name is a neologic version of the Latin omnibus, which means 'for all'. The full name for a bus is an 'Omnibus Vehicle' - meaning a 'vehicle for all'. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bus - 91k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
[PDF] Omnibus: A bus ride to a better lifeFile Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat
Omnibus: A bus ride to a better life. By DOLLY CALLAWAY. Staff Writer. GLOBAL education at your. fingertips! A few years back, it was. only a dream. ...
www.olrafoundation.org/files/FilAm_Article01.pdf - Similar pages - Note this
CORGI THE ORIGINAL OMNIBUS HK BUS METROBUS CMB COACH #2 - eBay ...eBay: Find CORGI THE ORIGINAL OMNIBUS HK BUS METROBUS CMB COACH #2 in the Toys Hobbies , Diecast, Toy Vehicles , Cars, Trucks-Diecast , Other category on ...
cgi.ebay.com/CORGI-THE-ORIGINAL-OMNIBUS-HK-BUS-METROBUS-CMB-COACH-%232_W0QQitemZ120301029127QQcmdZViewIte... - 97k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
omnibus - Wiktionaryomnibus (plural omnibuses). (obsolete) A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus). An anthology of previously released material linked ...
en.wiktionary.org/wiki/omnibus - 26k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
Omnibus Gifts



Robert Copeland
United States
Local time: 02:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jack_speak: probably correct. In Portuguese, onibus = bus
31 mins
  -> Thank you jack_speak

agree  Juan Jacob: Well, yes, bus. Autobús in Spain, guagua or camello in Cuba, camión en Mexico... omnibus is quite old.
37 mins
  -> Muchas gracias Juan Jacob!

agree  Henry Hinds
42 mins
  -> Gracias Henry!!!

agree  Erik Bry
1 hr
  -> Thank You Erik!!!

agree  Ricardo Galarza: Not QUITE old, Juan Jacobo. "Ómnibus" (with accent in the "o") is still widely used in the Southern Cone, just as guagua, camello and camión are in the Caribbean and Central America. Regards!
6 hrs

agree  margaret caulfield
9 hrs

agree  Rosa Elena Lozano Arton: Yes, as simple as that Robert, bus...
10 hrs

agree  eski: Depending on your context , you may want to use "intercity bus" or "long distance bus".
18 hrs
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