Popemobile


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Popemobile

(ˈpəʊpməˌbiːl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a small open-top car used by the Pope to move amongst crowds
[C20: pope + -mobile]
Translations
papamobilepapemobile

popemobile

[ˈpəʊpməʊˌbiːl] Npapamóvil m

Popemobile

, popemobile
n (inf)Papamobil nt (inf)
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"It's with great joy that we present you the popemobile," the apostolic nuncio, or Vatican envoy, to the island, Paolo Rocco Gualtieri, told the press ahead of the visit.
Cheers erupted inside and outside the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi as Francis arrived and moved through the crowd in his open-sided Popemobile, as chants of "Viva il papa" (Long live the Pope) echoed from the crowd, estimated to be around 135,000.
Jean Baptiste, Cyprien's father, said they were not expecting the Popemobile to stop next to them while the pontiff was being toured around the Zayed Sports City Stadium.
Chants of "Pope Francis!" and "Viva El Papa!" reverberated inside and outside the stadium hours before the pope arrived at the stadium at 10:00am aboard the Popemobile, a specially-designed vehicle flown in from the Vatican to the UAE for the pontiff's historic three-day visit.
In January 2015, Isuzu Gencars became part of the historic visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Philippines by being the provider of the Popemobile that transported the Pontiff to various places in the country during his visit.
Well-wishers waved flags, cheered and reached out to touch the pontiff as he was driven in his Popemobile through throngs of the faithful who braved torrential rain and a two-mile hike to attend the Papal Mass in Phoenix Park.
CROWDS lined the streets for the Pope's open-top tour of Dublin city centre as he waved from his white Popemobile yesterday afternoon.
THE refurbished 1979 Popemobile has been unveiled alongside a new waxwork of Pope Francis.
GLOW-SARY Francis arrives in his Popemobile beneath a giant rosary beads light display
Our archive pictures show the factory in its heyday, when they even built a Popemobile for John Paul II.
Starting his first full day in the Kenyan capital, Francis met Muslim and other religious leaders before saying an open-air Mass for tens of thousands of rain-drenched people who sang, danced and ululated as he arrived in an open popemobile.
A new online video game called Papa Road puts you behind the virtual wheel of the popemobile as you try to drive Francis safely to his destination.