wagon train

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

Origin of wagon train

First recorded in 1800–10

Words Nearby wagon train

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How to use wagon train in a sentence

  • They had not dreamed that the wagon-train would be so accompanied.

    With Spurs of Gold | Frances Nimmo Greene

British Dictionary definitions for wagon train

wagon train

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

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