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noun (often lowercase)
  1. Informal. any of various vehicles used to transport the pope when he appears in public, typically equipped with bulletproof glass.
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Origin of Popemobile

First recorded in 1975–80; Pope+ -mobile
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noun informal
  1. a small open-top car used by the Pope to move amongst crowds
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Word Origin

C20: pope + -mobile
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