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[buhs-lohd] /ˈbʌsˌloʊd/
an amount or number as great as a bus can hold.
Origin of busload
bus1 + load Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • So, clutching their prescriptions, they are crossing the northern and southern borders by the busload.
  • When a busload of school children is hijacked and held for ransom, a small town is paralyzed by fear.
  • By the busload they came, beckoned by the white fluorescent cross that shimmered through the sleet.
  • It can include leading a busload of school kids on a hike or finding and patching up an injured hiker.
  • Tourists brought in by the busload soon began to outnumber residents on the beach.

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