Conestoga wagon

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

Definition of Conestoga wagon

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

Origin and Etymology of conestoga wagon

Conestoga, Pennsylvania


First Known Use: 1717


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