Definitions

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  • n. a caravan of travellers or supplies

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  • n. A caravan of travelers; a military supply train or government caravan; a string of pack horses.

Etymologies

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From Arabic

Examples

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  • We dream of a heaven afar

    Viewing life as a long cafila,

    So though we are weary,

    The way slow and dreary,

    We trudge toward a bright Shangri-la.

    November 16, 2017