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Noun: convoy  'kón,voy or kón'voy [N. Amer], 'kón,voy [Brit]
  1. A procession of land vehicles travelling together
     
  2. A collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
     
  3. The act of escorting while in transit
Verb: convoy  'kón,voy or kón'voy [N. Amer], 'kón,voy [Brit]
  1. Escort in transit
    "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"

Derived forms: convoying, convoys, convoyed

Type of: accompaniment, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, escort, procession

Encyclopedia: Convoy, OH