Definition of bookmobile in English:

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bookmobile

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okməbēl/

noun

North American
A truck, van, or trailer serving as a mobile library.
Example sentences
  • Vermont was the only state in the nation where no public library maintained a bookmobile.
  • Maybe it's an occupational hazard, but the volumes of feedback I receive function much more like the main branch of a library than a bookmobile.
  • Kahle took the idea to India, and that country now has two bookmobiles on the road, with another 28 to come.

Origin

1930s: from book, on the pattern of automobile.

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Syllabification: book·mo·bile

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