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caravan

CARAVAN, n. A company of travellers, pilgrims or merchants, marching or proceeding in a body over the deserts of Arabia, or other region infested with robbers.




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CARAVAN, n. A company of travellers, pilgrims or merchants, marching or proceeding in a body over the deserts of Arabia, or other region infested with robbers.


CAR'A-VAN, n. [Ar. قَيْرَوَانٌ kairawan, from قَرَا karau, to stretch along, to follow, to proceed from place to place. Sp. caravana; Fr. caravane. Pers. as Ar.]

A company of travelers, pilgrims or merchants, marching or proceeding in a body over the deserts of Arabia, or other region infested with robbers.


Car"a*van
  1. A company of travelers, pilgrims, or merchants, organized and equipped for a long journey, or marching or traveling together, esp. through deserts and countries infested by robbers or hostile tribes, as in Asia or Africa.
  2. A large, covered wagon, or a train of such wagons, for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition; an itinerant show, as of wild beasts.
  3. A covered vehicle for carrying passengers or for moving furniture, etc.; -- sometimes shorted into van.
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Caravan

CARAVAN, noun A company of travellers, pilgrims or merchants, marching or proceeding in a body over the deserts of Arabia, or other region infested with robbers.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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DISPATCH, v.t. [L.]

1. To send or send away; particularly applied to the sending of messengers, agents and letters on special business, and often implying haste. The king dispatched and envoy to the court of Madrid. He dispatched a messenger to his envoy in France. He dispatched orders or letters to the commander of the forces in Spain. The president dispatched a special envoy to the court of St. James in 1794.

2. To send out of the world; to put to death.

The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords. Ezekiel 23.

3. To perform; to execute speedily; to finish; as, the business was dispatched in due time.

DISPATCH, v.i. To conclude an affair with another; to transact and finish. [Not now used.]

They have dispatched with Pompey.

DISPATCH, n.

1. Speedy performance; execution or transaction of business with due diligence.

2. Speed; haste; expedition; due diligence; as, the business was done with dispatch; go, but make dispatch.

3. Conduct; management. [Not used.]

4. A letter sent or to be sent with expedition, by a messenger express; or a letter on some affair of state, or of public concern; or a packet of letters, sent by some public officer, on public business. It is often used in the plural. A vessel or a messenger has arrived with dispatches for the American minister. A dispatch was immediately sent to the admiral. The secretary was preparing his dispatches.

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