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caravan

noun [C] uk   /ˈkær.ə.væn/ us    /ˈker-/

caravan noun [C] (VEHICLE)

UK ( US trailer) a wheeled vehicle for living or travelling in, especially for holidays, that contains beds and cooking equipment and can be pulled by a car UK a painted wooden vehicle that is pulled by a horse and in which people live: a gypsy caravan

caravan noun [C] (GROUP)

a group of people with vehicles or animals who travel together for safety through a dangerous area, especially across a desert on camels
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