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van 1

a. An enclosed boxlike motor vehicle having rear or side doors and side panels especially for transporting people.
b. A covered or enclosed truck or wagon often used for transporting goods or livestock.
2. Chiefly British A closed railroad car used for carrying baggage or freight.
v. vanned, van·ning, vans
To transport by van: vanned the horses to the racetrack.
To drive or travel in a van: vanned around the country.

[Short for caravan.]

van 2

The vanguard; the forefront.

[Short for vanguard.]

van 3

n. Archaic
1. A wing.
2. A winnowing device, such as a fan.

[Middle English, from Old English fann and Old French van, both from Latin vannus; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]
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