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a procession of land vehicles traveling together

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a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

the act of escorting while in transit

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escort in transit

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To this rendezvous the company sends annually a convoy of supplies from its establishment on the Atlantic frontier, under the guidance of some experienced partner or officer.
The Spanish commanders of the convoy objected to this decision.
They complained at Madrid, and obtained the consent of the weak-minded Philip that the convoy, without discharging its cargo, should remain sequestered in the roads of Vigo until the enemy had disappeared.
O'Dowd's apartments, in the midst of cheering from all the East India ships in the river, and the military on shore, the band playing "God Save the King," the officers waving their hats, and the crews hurrahing gallantly, the transports went down the river and proceeded under convoy to Ostend.
The doctor-seeking messenger meets the doctor halfway, coming under convoy of police.
Looking into the eyes of Mrs and Miss Wackles for encouragement, and sitting very upright and uncomfortable on a couple of hard stools, were two of the day-scholars; and when Miss Wackles smiled, and Mrs Wackles smiled, the two little girls on the stools sought to curry favour by smiling likewise, in gracious acknowledgement of which attention the old lady frowned them down instantly, and said that if they dared to be guilty of such an impertinence again, they should be sent under convoy to their respective homes.
Our convoys, unlike those of the Army, get stretched to several kilometres as many civilian vehicles come in the way.
These gun trucks provided the only security for the supply convoys traveling through enemy territory.
Russia has sent ten relief convoys to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions since August.
He affirmed that the convoy is part of the convoys that had been sent to different areas and neighborhoods in the province to provide humanitarian aid for needy civilians in Aleppo.
The SCTA has launched 19 convoys over the last few years.
The Al-Dostour Party has organised medical convoys in Daqahleya in the past, Al-Sayed said.
Choppers, which normally accompany convoys from the air, were also missing.
PNN In cooperation with the International Committee for Breaking the Siege on Gaza, the Jordan Lifeline to Gaza (Ansar 2) and Partners for Peace and Development (Miles of Smiles) humanitarian development convoys arrived in Gaza on Thursday, 17th May.
In March 2005--just 26 miles southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, two coalition convoys coincidently converged and were ambushed by Iraqi insurgents.