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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Despite the presence of two other Popemobiles (the Jeepney model and the Kia Soul variant on loan from South Korea) , the D-Max version had been the favored papal ride during Francis' four-day tour.
in a Volkswagen Touran, a multipurpose vehicle (MPV) and one of three popemobiles to be used during the visit.
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Thousands of Midlanders paid homage to Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI as they travelled through the region in their eye-catching Popemobiles.
TWO celebrated Popemobiles, complete with bullet-proof glass enclosures, have been shipped into Britain for use in Birmingham, Edinburgh and London.
What about the cost of three Popemobiles and 80,000 guards to get this latest propaganda show on the road.
The Church was not satisfied with only two popemobiles for Pope Francisthey wanted three.
Papal visit organizers prepared three popemobiles for Pope Francis, who is arriving in the country on January 15.
Bishop Ruperto Santos, the official in charge of the pontiff's transportation, said three popemobiles will be made available for Manila and Tacloban, as well as for backup.
Before Popemobiles, the head of the Catholic Church was transported on a ceremonial throne, called the sedia gestatoria (gestatorial seat), carried on the shoulders of footmen.
Organizers in charge of Pope Francis' transportation during his visit said the Argentine Pontiff, known for his preference for simplicity, had particularly requested that the popemobiles he would use would not be bulletproof and air conditioned.
Popemobiles have typically been designed with bulletproof cabins since the assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II in St.