Meaning of “wagon train” in the English Dictionary

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"wagon train" in British English

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wagon trainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwæɡ.ən ˌtreɪn/ us /ˈwæɡ.ən ˌtreɪn/

a long line of wagons pulled by horses or oxen, used by people in the 19th century who were travelling to the western US with their possessions in order to live there

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