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Definition of Van

Van

  1. 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.
  2. A shovel used in cleansing ore.
  3. To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.
  4. A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods.
  5. A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition.
  6. A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.
  7. A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain.
  8. A wing with which the air is beaten.
  9. To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow.
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Van Translations

van in Dutch is bestelauto, bestelwagen
van in German is Lastwagen
van in Portuguese is camionete
van in Spanish is furgoneta