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English definition of “drove”

drove

noun [C]     /drəʊv/ US  /droʊv/
mainly UK a large group of animals , especially cattle or sheep , moving from one place to anotherAnimal groupings droves [plural] a large group , especially of people , moving towards a place : Every summer droves of sightseers crowd the city . Fans came in droves to see her concerts .Groups of people
(Definition of drove noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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