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Noun: van  van
  1. Any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    - avant-garde, vanguard, new wave
  2. The leading units moving at the head of an army
    - vanguard
  3. [Brit] A closed railway car that carries baggage or freight
  4. A camper equipped with living quarters
    - caravan
  5. A truck with an enclosed cargo space
Verb: van (vanned,vanning)  van
  1. Transport or travel in a van

Derived forms: vanned, vanning, vans

Type of: army unit, art movement, artistic movement, bogie [Asia], camper, camper van, camping bus, car, lorry [Brit], motor home, motortruck [N. Amer], railcar, railroad car [N. Amer], railway car [Brit, Cdn], railway carriage [Brit, Cdn], truck

Encyclopedia: Van, Turkey