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convoy (s) (noun), convoys (pl)
A group of ships or vehicles traveling together, usually accompanied by armed troops, warships, or other vehicles for protection.
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convoy (verb), convoys; convoyed; convoying
1. To travel with and to protect someone or something: The police and FBI agents have the duty to convoy the President to the White House.
2. Etymology: from Medieval Latin conviare, "to escort, to guard, to protect"; from Latin com-, "with, together" + via, "way".
To escort or to be with someone or something for protection by sea or land.
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