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CARAVAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does caravan mean? 

CARAVAN (noun)
  The noun CARAVAN has 2 senses:

1. a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
2. a camper equipped with living quarters

  Familiarity information: CARAVAN used as a noun is rare.


CARAVAN (verb)
  The verb CARAVAN has 1 sense:

1. travel in a caravan

  Familiarity information: CARAVAN used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARAVAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

caravan; wagon train; train

Context examples:

we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels / they joined the wagon train for safety

Hypernyms ("caravan" is a kind of...):

procession (the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation)

Meronyms (members of "caravan"):

Conestoga; Conestoga wagon; covered wagon; prairie schooner; prairie wagon (a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century)


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Meaning:

A camper equipped with living quarters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

caravan; van

Hypernyms ("caravan" is a kind of...):

camper; camping bus; motor home (a recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


CARAVAN (verb)


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Meaning:

Travel in a caravan

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "caravan" is one way to...):

go; locomote; move; travel (change location; move, travel, or proceed)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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