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troop carrier

noun
1.
a transport airplane used for carrying troops and their equipment.
2.
an armored vehicle, often amphibious and mounted with light weapons, for transporting infantry troops and equipment.
Origin of troop carrier
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • And a troop carrier with fifty men; flamethrowers, portable machine guns, bomb-launchers; regular special-weapons section.

    The Cosmic Computer Henry Beam Piper
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troop carrier

noun
1.
a vehicle, aircraft, or ship designed for the carriage of troops
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