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Escort may refer to:


  • Bodyguard, a security operative who accompanies clients for their personal protection
  • Police escort, a feature offered by law enforcement agencies to assist in transporting individuals
  • Safety escort service, a service provided on and around many college and university campuses to help ensure the safety of students and staff
  • Escort carrier, a small aircraft carrier used in World War II
  • Escort destroyer, a warship assigned to protect merchant ships in time of war
  • Escort fighter, a World War II concept for a fighter aircraft designed to escort bombers
  • Escort vehicle, a vehicle that escorts oversize trucks or large vehicle convoys on highways

Arts and media[edit]




  • Escort (play), a 1942 play by the British writer Patrick Hastings



A type of procession, an organized body of people advancing in a formal or ceremonial manner:

  • Cavalcade, a procession on horseback, or a mass trail ride by a company of riders
  • Motorcade, a procession of vehicles


Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Convoy, a group of vehicles or ships traveling together for mutual support