convoy noun definition in Types of boats and ships topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Types of boats and ships topic
a group of vehicles or ships travelling together, especially when soldiers or other vehicles travel with them for protection a convoy of trucks/lorries/freighters A United Nations aid convoy loaded with food and medicine finally got through to the besieged town. (of travelling vehicles) as a group; together We drove in convoy because I didn't know the route.