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wagon train

n.
A line or train of wagons traveling cross-country.

wagon train

n
(Military) a supply train of horses and wagons, esp one going over rough terrain

wag′on train`


n.
a train of wagons and horses, as one transporting settlers in the westward migration.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wagon train - a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single filewagon 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"
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
Conestoga, Conestoga wagon, covered wagon, prairie schooner, prairie 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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wagon train

n (Am) (History) → carovana di carri
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There were about two hundred and fifty of these vehicles, each drawn by a single animal, any one of which, from their appearance, might easily have drawn the entire wagon train when fully loaded.
A decade after Operation Wagon Train, the Trump administration says it is preparing to crack down on employers who hire illegal workers and may revive enforcement tactics such as big roundups, which fell out of favor under President Barack Obama.
The 52 wagon train is ferrying 20 containers of maize and 32 TBL containers left Port Reitz freight station at 5:45 am and arrived to the city this afternoon.
The book describes the ill-fated journey of the Donner Party (also known as the Donner-Reed group) by wagon train from Illinois across Sierra Nevada mountains in 1846-47.
Hard Way to the Valley" is the name of a 70-minute narration about the Lost Wagon Train of 1853, which carried 1,000 people on a harrowing shortcut through desert and high peaks off the established Oregon Trail in hopes of saving 125 miles on the way to the Willamette Valley.
Wagons to the Willamette: Captain Levi Scott and the Southern Route to Oregon, 1844-1847 provides the only fist-hand account of the expedition compiled from the original 1889 manuscript and written by someone who accompanied the first wagon train across the route, and is an essential acquisition for any American history collection seeking journals and source materials of early frontier life.
The family spent eight years working in Keokuk to buy wagons and oxen to take their growing family along the journey with many others, by wagon train, more than 1,300 miles across the Rocky Mountains to Manti in west central Utah.
In 1866, as her parents attempted to move Martha Jane and her six younger siblings by wagon train to Montana, her mother, Charlotte, died of pneumonia.
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Perhaps they should change the name of the 17 Stagecoach bus to the Wagon Train as they seem unable to travel one at a time
Children will enjoy seeing the differences between a wagon train and a moving truck, a steamship and a cruise ship, and a Ford Model T and an SUV
It is the year 1850, and twelve year old Jake Poison and his family are migrating west from St Louis, Missouri, part of a small wagon train heading along the Oregon Trail.