supply train

/səˈplaɪ treɪn/ (say suh'pluy trayn)

1. a train bringing supplies of food to a remote town, munitions to an army, etc.
2. an aggregation of vehicles, animals, men, etc., so employed.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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