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caravan

car·a·van

caravan

 
 
pronunciation:
kae r vaen
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a band of people traveling together for safety, esp. across a desert.
The travelers rejoiced as their caravan neared the oasis.
definition 2: a group of similar vehicles or riding animals traveling together single file.
The caravan of heavy trucks made slow progress.
similar words:
train
definition 3: a large covered, wheeled vehicle; wagon.
definition 4: (chiefly British) a furnished vehicle, pulled by another, in which people may live while traveling; trailer.
 
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