wagon train

noun
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of wagon train

: a column of wagons (as of supplies for a group of settlers) traveling overland

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First Known Use of wagon train

1810

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Definition of wagon train for English Language Learners

  • : a long line of wagons traveling together over land; especially : a line of wagons traveling west in the U.S. during the 1800s


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