caravan caravan  /ˈkæ rə ˌvæn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
  2. (n) a camper equipped with living quarters
  3. (v) travel in a caravan

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Other signs informed Malvernites that the Arkansas Education Caravan had arrived to show them how to have better local schools.
  2. Out of jealousy, the caravan captain ruthlessly abandons a middleaged, kindly schoolteacher in the desert.
  3. But the caravan of miserychildren without limbs, men with leprosychurned on forever, and she was forced to be more selective.

News

  1. James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in South Boston courthouse where opening statements in trial are set for today

    Led by a marked Massachusetts State Police cruiser with its siren blaring and lights flashing, a small caravan brought James “Whitey’’ Bulger to the federal courthouse in South Boston where his long-awaited trial on murder and racketeering charges will begin in earnest today.A jury of eight men and four women, chosen Tuesday along with six alternates, are due at US District Court for the trial ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Church caravan moves into community for Father’s Day events

    For 23 years, a group of West and Northwest Dayton churches have joined forces in the form of a West Dayton Church Caravan to hold special events and to address community issues.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dayton Daily News

  3. Lancaster Campground to host Comedy Caravan Dinner Theatre

    The third annual Comedy Caravan Dinner Theatre will be held at 5:30 p.m. June 21 at the activity building at the Lancaster Camp Ground, 2151 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Quotes

  1. "I tell every young man among the youth of Islam: it is your duty to join the caravan until the sufficiency is complete and the march to aid the High and Omnipotent continues," said Mr. bin Laden.
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Osama bin Laden Source: Ottawa Citizen

  2. "We have a massive caravan of crews coming to the city and they should be here this morning to fix the rest of the power outages," Nagin said on CBS "Early Show."
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Ray Nagin Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We have such great fans in Houston, and we wanted to bring that passion and energy to our initial free agent meeting," Morey said. "We are always looking for ways to engage our fans. The inspiration for this caravan came directly from their...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Daryl Morey Source: The Canadian Press

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