conestoga wagon

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Conestoga vagon
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A large cart with a canvas cover drawn by mules, oxen or horses and used extensively during the Westward Expansion of the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries

During the summer and fall the covered broad-wheeled Conestoga wagons, moved by four or six splendid draught-horses, were constantly employed in transporting the productions of the county to market.

A heavy covered wagon with broad wheels, used especially by American pioneers as they traveled west. Horse-drawn covered freight wagon. It originated in the 18th century in the Conestoga Creek region of Pennsylvania. It had a flat body and low sides; with its floor curved up at each end to prevent freight from shifting, it was well suited for travel over early American roads. It became famous as later adapted by westward-traveling pioneers for hauling their possessions; with its tall white canvas top, it resembled a sailing ship from a distance, which earned it the name "prairie schooner
A kind of large broad-wheeled wagon, usually covered, for traveling in soft soil and on prairies
Conestoga wagons
plural form of Conestoga wagon
conestoga wagon


    conestoga Wag·on

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    känıstōgı wägın


    /ˌkänəˈstōgə ˈwagən/ /ˌkɑːnəˈstoʊɡə ˈwæɡən/

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    () Perhaps introduced by settlers from the Conestoga Valley of Pennsylvania in about 1725.

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