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A large wagon covered with an arched canvas top, used especially by American pioneers for prairie travel.
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(Historical Terms) US and Canadian a large wagon with an arched canvas top, used formerly for prairie travel
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a large wagon with a high, bonnetlike canvas top, esp. such a wagon used by pioneers to cross the North American plains in the 19th century.
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|Noun||1.||covered wagon - 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|
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