Definition of 'caravan'
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Luxury caravans are available with two or three bedrooms sleeping up to six or eight. The Sun (2012)They want to cover a loan used for home improvements and to buy a caravan. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a large empty caravan plot that was used for contests. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He also whacked the levy on sports nutrition drinks and static caravans used for holidays. The Sun (2012)Valid for use with selected new and used caravan holiday homes. The Sun (2015)They all offer the best choice of quality caravan accommodation with all the comforts of home. The Sun (2011)Offering tent and caravan fields as well as small cabins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No doubt he will be buying a caravan when he realises how convenient they are. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Buying a luxury static caravan or lodge is cheaper. The Sun (2011)Our parks offer a choice of quality caravan accommodation. The Sun (2010)They came together in a large caravan and made the journey on foot with people from their town. Christianity Today (2000)If only she would just trundle around in her old caravan rather than inflict her incompetence on the rest of us. The Sun (2008)And yesterday afternoon it was also able to provide one essential caravan ingredient: rain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our 1 offer applies to basic tent and caravan pitches only. The Sun (2012)I've consequently been looking for a single caravan berth for a year now. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: caravan /ˈkærəˌvæn/ NOUN
A caravan is a vehicle without an engine that can be pulled by a car or van. It contains beds and cooking equipment so that people can live or spend their holidays in it.
...a caravan holiday.
- American English: trailer vacation home
- Arabic: مَقْطُورَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: trailer
- Chinese: 旅游房车
- Croatian: kamp kućica
- Czech: karavan
- Danish: karavane
- Dutch: caravan
- European Spanish: caravana
- Finnish: asuntovaunu
- French: caravane
- German: Wohnwagen
- Greek: τροχόσπιτο
- Italian: roulotte
- Japanese: トレーラーハウス
- Korean: 트레일러 하우스
- Norwegian: campingvogn
- Polish: przyczepa kempingowa
- European Portuguese: roulotte
- Romanian: rulotă
- Russian: фургон
- Spanish: caravana
- Swedish: husvagn
- Thai: รถคาราวาน
- Turkish: karavan
- Ukrainian: будинок на колесах
- Vietnamese: xe moóc caravan
Definition of caravan from the Collins English Dictionary
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