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charabanc (n.)

British for "open-sided sightseeing bus," 1811, originally in a Continental context (especially Swiss), from French char-à-bancs, literally "benched carriage," from char "wagon" (from Latin carrus "two-wheeled wagon;" see car) + à "to" (see ad-) + banc "bench" (see bench (n.)).

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Definitions of charabanc

charabanc (n.)
a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport;
Synonyms: bus / autobus / coach / double-decker / jitney / motorbus / motorcoach / omnibus / passenger vehicle
From wordnet.princeton.edu