Conestoga

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Con·es·to·ga

 (kŏn′ĭ-stō′gə)
n. pl. Conestoga or Con·es·to·gas
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Noun1.Conestoga - a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas topConestoga - a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
caravan, wagon train, train - a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; "we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"; "they joined the wagon train for safety"
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The expanded camp would be classified as a rest stop, where residents live in prairie schooner-style Conestoga huts or other rudimentary shelters.