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a passenger bus operating on tires and having an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires.
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Also called trackless trolley, trolley coach .
Origin of trolley bus
First recorded in 1910–15
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How to use trolley bus in a sentence
"I shouldn't be surprised if they were even falsus in trolleybus," I put in, with a feeble attempt at humor.Peeps at People|John Kendrick Bangs
British Dictionary definitions for trolley bus
/ (ˈtrɒlɪˌbʌs) /
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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