a passenger bus operating on tires and having an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires.
- Also called trackless trolley, trolley coach .
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How to use trolley bus in a sentence
A male suicide bomber was also believed to have detonated the Monday blast, which decimated the back half of a trolley bus.Up To Speed: 4 Things To Know About The Russia Bombings | | December 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for trolleybus
an electrically driven public-transport vehicle that does not run on rails but takes its power from an overhead wire through a trolley
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