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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
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for troop-carrier

troop carrier

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