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From Persian کاروان (kâravân). The word has a Kurdish root and in ancient times it was used for a group of people who were traveling by camel or horse on the silk road. The word is derived from karwan: kar means mission or pursuit and wan means those people and guardian.
- A convoy or procession of travelers, their vehicles and cargo, and any pack animals, especially camels crossing a desert.
- (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A furnished vehicle towed behind a car etc and used as a dwelling when stationary.
- convoy (1)
- camel train (1)
- wagon train (1)
- (US): camper (2)
- (US): motor home (2)
- (US): recreational vehicle
- (US): trailer (2)
- (British): travel trailer (2)
Third person singular
- To travel in a caravan.
- The wedding party got in their cars and caravaned from the chapel to the reception hall.
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