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A busload of people is a large number of passengers on a bus.

...a busload of Japanese tourists.

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  • busload — noun Date: 1938 a load that fills a bus < busloads of tourists > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • busload — /bus lohd /, n. an amount or number as great as a bus can hold. [BUS1 + LOAD] * * * …   Universalium

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  • busload — n. number of passengers that a bus can carry; load that fills a bus …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • bus·load — /ˈbʌsˌloʊd/ noun, pl loads [count] chiefly US : a large group of people that fills a bus a busload of tourists People came to the park by the busload. [=many busloads of people came to the park] …   Useful english dictionary

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