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Conestoga wagon

noun Con·es·to·ga wagon \ˌkä-nə-ˈstō-gə-\

Definition of CONESTOGA WAGON

:  a broad-wheeled covered wagon drawn usually by six horses and used especially for transporting freight across the prairies —called also Conestoga

Origin of CONESTOGA WAGON

Conestoga, Pennsylvania
First Known Use: 1717

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