Definition of wagon train noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


wagon train

BrE BrE//ˈwæɡən treɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwæɡən treɪn//
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a long line of wagons and horses, used by people travelling west in N America in the 19th century Culture Wagon trains often carried families going to settle in the West but were also used to move military and other supplies. Wagon Train was a popular NBC television series (1957-65) about people making such a journey. see also Conestoga wagon
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wagon train