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covered wagon
NOUN
1.
a large wagon with a high, bonnetlike canvas top, especially such a wagon used by pioneers to transport themselves and their possessions across the North American plains during the westward migrations in the 19th century.
2.
British Railroads. a boxcar.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covered_wagon

The covered wagon was long the dominant form of transport in pre-industrial America. With roots in the heavy Conestoga wagon developed for the rough, ...

www.oregonpioneers.com/wagon.htm

The covered wagon used to cross the plains to the west was a smaller, lighter version of the big Conestoga wagon used in the east. The cloth top that protected  ...

www.history.com/topics/conestoga-wagon

Though the term "Conestoga wagon" is sometimes mistakenly used as a synonym for "covered wagon," the name in fact only refers to the specific type of heavy, ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Covered Wagon at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Covered Wagon easy with ...

americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2012/10/conestoga-wagons-and-the-american-frontier.html

Oct 23, 2012 ... This ca. 1840-1850 Conestoga wagon, a freight hauler in Pennsylvania, represents the role of covered wagons in pushing the American ...

www.britannica.com/technology/prairie-schooner

prairie schooner: 19th-century covered wagon popularly used by emigrants traveling to the American West. In particular, it was the vehicle of choice on the ...

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Our custom and used chuck wagons, sheep camps and covered wagons are distinctively western icons. We incorporate all the original elements into our custom ...

www.lds.org/music/library/childrens-songbook/covered-wagons

Day after day the wagons are rolling. Onward and westward we ever must roam. Roll along, roll along, covered wagons! Take us safely to our new home. 2.