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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...
- Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsənt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who posthumously...
- Richard Wayne Van **** (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, whose award-winning career has spanned seven...
- Vans is an American manufacturer of skateboarding shoes and related apparel, started in Anaheim, California, and owned by VF Corporation. The company also...
- Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (/væn ˈheɪlən/ van HAY-lən, Dutch: [ˈɛtʋɑrt ˈloːdəʋɛik fɑn ˈɦaːlə(n)]; January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020), was an American musician...
- Van Halen (/væn ˈheɪlɛn/ van HAY-len) was an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1973. Credited with "restoring hard rock to the forefront...
- Marcel "Marco" van Basten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑrkoː vɑm ˈbɑstə(n)] (listen); born 31 October 1964) is a Dutch football manager and retired professional...
- Robin van Persie (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɪɱ vɑm ˈpɛrsi] (listen); born 6 August 1983) is a Dutch football coach and former professional footballer...
- Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (French: [ʒɑ̃ klod kamij fʁɑ̃swa vɑ̃ vaʁɑ̃bɛʁɡ], Dutch: [vɑɱ ˈvaːrə(m)ˌbɛr(ə)x]; born 18 October 1960), known...
- Van Hunt (born March 8, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He released his debut album, Van Hunt, in 2004...