Meaning of “caravan” in the English Dictionary

"caravan" in British English

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caravannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkær.ə.væn/ us /ˈker.ə.væn/

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

(Definition of “caravan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"caravan" in American English

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caravannoun [ C ]

us /ˈkær·əˌvæn/

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

(Definition of “caravan” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)