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Conestoga wagon

[kon-uh-stoh-guh, kon-] /ˈkɒn əˈstoʊ gə, ˌkɒn-/
noun
1.
a large, heavy, broad-wheeled covered wagon, used especially for transporting pioneers and freight across North America during the early westward migration.
Also called Conestoga.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; named after Conestoga, Pa., where it was first made
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Conestoga wagon

/ˌkɒnɪˈstəʊɡə/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a large heavy horse-drawn covered wagon used in the 19th century
Word Origin
C19: after Conestoga, Pennsylvania, where it was first made
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