wagon train


noun U.S. History.

a train of wagons and horses, as one carrying military supplies or transporting settlers in the westward migration.

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Origin of wagon train

First recorded in 1800–10
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wagon train

noun

a supply train of horses and wagons, esp one going over rough terrain
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