a city in E Brazil.
Michelangelo Merisi da [mahy-kuh l-an-juh-loh muh-ree-zee dah,, mik-uh l-;; Italian mee-kel-ahn-je-law me-ree-zee dah] /ˌmaɪ kəlˈæn dʒəˌloʊ məˈri zi dɑ,, ˌmɪk əl-;; Italian ˌmi kɛlˈɑn dʒɛ lɔ mɛˈri zi dɑ/ (Show IPA), c1565–1609? Italian painter. Contemporary Examples Adam Eaker is traveling Europe on the trail of Caravaggio and other great artists. Liechtenstein: Tax Shelter, Art Haven […]
a group of travelers, as merchants or pilgrims, journeying together for safety in passing through deserts, hostile territory, etc. any group traveling in or as if in a caravan and using a specific mode of transportation, as pack animals or motor vehicles: a caravan of trucks; a camel caravan. a large covered vehicle for conveying […]
(in the Near East) an inn, usually with a large courtyard, for the overnight accommodation of caravans. any large inn or hotel. Historical Examples Serai, se-r′i, n. a khan, a caravansary: a seraglio for women. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various Then he sat in some caravansary, and guarded […]
Also, caravaneer, C01/C0128700 kar-uh-va-neer, ˌkær ə væˈnɪər. a leader of a caravan. a person who travels or lives in a caravan. Chiefly British. a person who travels or lives in a house trailer.