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caravans, plural;
  1. A vehicle equipped for living in, typically towed by a car and used for vacations
    • - a caravan holiday
  2. A covered horse-drawn wagon
    • - a gypsy caravan
  3. A covered truck; a van

  4. A group of people, esp. traders or pilgrims, traveling together across a desert in Asia or North Africa

  5. Any large group of people, typically with vehicles or animals traveling together, in single file
    • - a caravan of cars and trucks

  1. travel in a caravan
  2. a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; "we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"; "they joined the wagon train for safety"
  3. van: a camper equipped with living quarters
  4. Caravan (1934 film) is a film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Erik Charell. The film stars Charles Boyer, Loretta Young and Jean Parker. Fox also produced a French language version of this film, Caravane (1934) starring Boyer, Annabella, and Conchita Montenegro.
  5. Caravan is a 1946 film. Based on a novel by Eleanor Smith, it tells of a late 19th century writer Richard Darrell (Stewart Granger), who saves Don Carlos (Gerard Heinz) from two robbers. Don Carlos gives Richard the task of taking a valuable necklace to Spain. ...
  6. Caravan is a 1971 movie under Nasir Hussain films banner. Nasir Hussain and Sachin Bhowmick wrote the screenplay. Hussain's brother Tahir Hussain is credited as producer. It starred Jeetendra and the Nasir Husain fixture- Asha Parekh. It also had Aruna Irani , Helen and Madan Puri. ...
  7. Himalaya (हिमालय), 1999, also known as Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef and as Caravan, is a Nepalese movie directed by Eric Valli and was funded through France-based corporations. It was the first Nepalese film to be nominated in the Best Foreign Film category at the 72nd Academy Awards.
  8. Caravan is the debut album by the British progressive rock band Caravan. It was released in 1968.
  9. Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers in 1962 for Riverside records.
  10. Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan. ...
  11. A caravan (קראוואן; pl. קראוואנים, caravanim) is an Israeli term referring to a trailer-type, pre-fab facility used as a living space, school classroom, synagogue, or community center.
  12. (Caravans) Mobile living vehicles/trailers used by Gypsy and Travellers.
  13. A group of real estate agents who tour a house that has been recently listed for sale.
  14. The motorized "circus" that accompanies most major professional stage races and even some amateur events, the caravan is composed of officials' vehicles, motorcycle police, team cars, medical vans and photographers hanging precariously off the back of even more motorcycles.
  15. An inspection of newly listed properties, either by the entire sales staff of an office or by sales personnel from more than one office in conjunction with a multiple listing group. Generally conducted on a regular basis.
  16. a company of travelers journeying together, often across a dessert or hostile territory, sometimes accompanied by camels or horses (plural: caravanserai)
  17. Persian Karwan, Arabic Qafilah. As the roads in the East are often unsafe and lead through dreary wastes, merchants and travellers associate together for mutual defence and comfort. These companies are called both karwan and qafilah. ...
  18. A group of RVers traveling together with their various RVs. Large caravans often space RVs five minutes or so apart with CB radios used for communication between the various RVers. ...
  19. Company of travelers, especially of merchants or pilgrims, who remain together for safety, as through a desert.
  20. A recreational vehicle that is towed by a car. It’s commonly called a trailer in the US, or an RV (for “recreational vehicle”) if it’s big enough to come with its own steering wheel. You might remember the many caravan scenes from Guy Ritchie’s film Snatch.
  21. A group of three or more RVs traveling together. Like a miniature version of a 16-wheeler "convoy".
  22. a trailer (if you are from USA or Canada), type of accomodation that you pull behind the car, often just called a van.
  23. N (group of travellers or pilgrims) karavanoAk; (van) see van; (travel trailer, usable as a dwelling) ruldomoPIV,JW, (vehicle drawn by a car) remorkoPIV, postveturiloPIV, trenveturiloPIV,JW
  24. To drive together as a group to a mutual destination. Typically used when describing a smaller group going together to meet the whole group for a drive.
  25. A trailer for living in! Must meet the requirements for construction and use of road vehicles, so that it can legally be towed on public roads. Also known as touring caravan, trailer caravan, tourer or 'van. ...