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 for omnibus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Omnibus \Om"ni*bus\, n. [L., for all, dat. pl. from omnis all.
     Cf. Bus.]
     1. A long vehicle, having seats for many people; a bus.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: In the 1913 Webster the term omnibus was especially
           applied to, a vehicle with seats running lengthwise,
           used in conveying passengers short distances.
     2. (Glass Making) A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer
        or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Printing) A volume containing collected and reprinted
        works of a single author or on a single theme.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  omnibus \om"ni*bus\, a.
     Pertaining to or dealing with a variety of topics at one
     time; as, omnibus legislation; an omnibus budget bill.
     Omnibus bill, a legislative bill which provides for a
        number of miscellaneous enactments or appropriations.
        [Parliamentary Cant, U.S.]
     Omnibus box, a large box in a theater, on a level with the
        stage and having communication with it. [Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: providing for many things at once; "an omnibus law"
      n 1: an anthology of articles on a related subject or an
           anthology of the works of a single author
      2: a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public
         transport; "he always rode the bus to work" [syn: bus,
         autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney,
         motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  111 Moby Thesaurus words for "omnibus":
     Festschrift, absolute, across-the-board, aggregate, album, all,
     all-comprehensive, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive,
     all-out, all-pervading, ana, analects, anthology, autobus,
     beauties, blanket, born, broad-based, bus, cab, canon,
     chartered bus, chrestomathy, clean, clear, collectanea,
     collected works, collection, compendious, compilation, complete,
     complete works, comprehensive, congenital, consummate, deep-dyed,
     delectus, diligence, double-decker, downright, dyed-in-the-wool,
     egregious, encyclopedic, entire, exhaustive, florilegium, flowers,
     garden, garland, global, gross, hack, hired car, holistic,
     inclusive, integral, integrated, intensive, jitney, mail coach,
     miscellanea, miscellany, motor coach, motorbus, omnipresent, one,
     one and indivisible, out-and-out, outright, over-all, panoramic,
     perfect, pervasive, photograph album, plain, plumb, post coach,
     posy, pure, quotation book, radical, regular, scrapbook, sheer,
     stage, stagecoach, straight, sweeping, symposium, synoptic, taxi,
     taxicab, thorough, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, total,
     ubiquitous, unconditional, universal, unmitigated, unqualified,
     unreserved, unrestricted, utter, veritable, whole, wholesale,
     without exception, without omission

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