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Noun: covered wagon  'kú-vu(r)d 'wa-gun
  1. A large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
    - Conestoga wagon, Conestoga, prairie wagon, prairie schooner [N. Amer]

Derived forms: covered wagons

Type of: waggon, wagon

Part of: caravan, train, wagon train

Encyclopedia: Covered wagon