A few miles on, a new main road was clotted with convoys of tractor-trailers.
The people in charge of the convoys distributed the hejab to the besieged women along with the cartons of food.
For an American fighter pilot, however, ISIS convoys and fortifications look like great things to bomb.
convoys crowded the grand route, which traversed vast prairies waving with grain and embellished with all the works of industry.
But he did nothing to prevent the Spanish convoys from reaching Europe.
You saw nothing but black coats there; no Hussars, no convoys.
Our forts were attacked, our convoys ambushed, our steamers fired into on the rivers.
Two squadrons, consisting of merchant ships and convoys under command of an admiral and vice-admiral, made the trip each year.
It relieved British convoys and transports from danger of interruption.
It was possible to count seven convoys in all, and smoke columns were still rising in the south.
early 16c., "the act of guiding or escorting for protection," from convoy (v.), late 14c., from Old French convoier, from Vulgar Latin *conviare, literally "go together on the road" (see convey). The meaning "train of ships or wagons carrying munitions or provisions in wartime under protection of escort" is from c.1600.