Caravan is defined as a group of people or animals traveling together, sometimes for safety.(noun)
The definition of a caravan is a large covered vehicle.(noun)
The vehicle used by circuses to transport animals is an example of a caravan.
See caravan in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr caravane < OFr carouan < Pers kārwān, caravan
See caravan in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French caravane
Origin: or Italian carovana
Origin: , both from Persian kārvān.
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