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Definition of convoy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • a group of vehicles or ships traveling together, especially when soldiers or other vehicles travel with them for protection a convoy of trucks/freighters A United Nations aid convoy loaded with food and medicine finally got through to the besieged town.
  • Idioms (of traveling vehicles) as a group; together We drove in convoy because I didn't know the way.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: convoy