Definition of battlebus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbat(ə)lbʌs/

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British informal
A bus or coach used as a mobile operational centre during an election campaign.
Example sentences
  • Once politicians conducted whistle-stop tours of election hotspots - in the days when there were election hotspots - in trundling battlebuses.
  • Liverpool also saw campaigners out in a battlebus, while on Camden's Maiden Vale estate leaflets were delivered door to door.
  • Gordon Brown is setting out in the Labour battlebus on Tuesday for the first of a series of pre-election tours.

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