Definition of drover
: one who drives cattle or sheep
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Established in the 1880s to collect tolls for cattle drovers moving across the borders of pre-federation Australia, Birdsville was once a thriving frontier town.
Drovers from as far away as Ohio mingled with the local butchers waiting their turn at the public slaughterhouse nearby.
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Definition of drover for English Language Learners
: a person who moves groups of animals (such as cattle or sheep) from one place to another
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