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Definition of Van

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Van Van, n. [Cornish.] (Mining) A shovel used in cleansing ore.
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Van Van, v. t. (Mining) To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel. --Raymond.
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Van Van, n. [Abbreviated from caravan.] 1. A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods. [Eng.] 2. A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition. 3. A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2. [Eng.]
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Van Van, n. [L. vannus a van, or fan for winnowing grain: cf. F. van. Cf. Fan, Van a wing Winnow.] 1. A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain. 2. [OF. vanne, F. vanneau beam feather (cf. It. vanno a wing) fr. L. vannus. See Etymology above.] A wing with which the air is beaten. [Archaic] ``[/Angels] on the air plumy vans received him. ' --Milton. He wheeled in air, and stretched his vans in vain; His vans no longer could his flight sustain. --Dryden.
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Van Van, v. t. [Cf. F. vanner to winnow, to fan. See Van a winnowing machine.] To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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Van Van, n. [Abbrev. fr. vanguard.] The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle. Standards and gonfalons, twixt van and rear, Stream in the air. --Milton.

Meaning of Van from wikipedia

- A van is a type of road vehicle used for transporting goods or people. Depending on the type of van, it can be bigger or smaller than a truck and SUV...
- A van is a road vehicle. Van, VAN and other capitlizations may may refer to: van, the most widely used preposition in Dutch surnames Van (given name),...
- Vans is an American manufacturer of skateboarding shoes and related apparel, based in Santa Ana, California and owned by VF Corporation. The company also...
- Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among...
- Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. Credited with "restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene"...
- Richard Wayne Van **** (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, whose award-winning career has spanned seven...
- Van Province (Turkish: Van ili, Kurdish: Wan‎, Armenian: Վան, Persian: استان وان‎) is a province in eastern Turkey, between Lake Van and the Iranian border...
- Martin Van Buren (/væn ˈbjʊərən/ van BEWR-ən; born Maarten Van Buren, Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtə(n) vɑn ˈbyːrə(n)]; December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862)...
- Amsterdam, Netherlands, Edward Lodewijk van Halen is the son of Jan van Halen and Eugenia van Halen (née van Beers). Jan van Halen was a Dutch clarinetist, saxophonist...
- François van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as Jean-Claude van Damme (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ klod vɑ̃ dam], Dutch: [vɑn ˈdɑmə])...
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