Origin of van1
Definition for van (2 of 5)
- a railway baggage car.
- a covered, boxlike railway car, as one used to carry freight.
- a small, horse-drawn wagon or a small truck, as one used by tradespeople to carry light goods.
verb (used with object), vanned, van·ning.
verb (used without object), vanned, van·ning.
Origin of van2
Definition for van (3 of 5)
preposition (often initial capital letter)
Origin of van3
Definition for van (4 of 5)
Origin of van4
Definition for van (5 of 5)
Examples from the Web for van
Finally, Van Cleef and Martin realize Liberty is going too far.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Production expenses: equipment rental, lights, lighting board, van rental, trailer rental, road cases, backline.
“I went to a Jewish summer camp…” A van pulls up, and the two hop out, and immediately strip down and do a series of stretches.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious|Marlow Stern|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was in Saint-Rémy where Van Gogh sends his brother word of how all his sacrifice may soon be for nothing in this life.
With his work, Van Gogh wanted to leave his gift to the world.
The arrangement of getting rid of Van would certainly be the most eligible and satisfactory to the public that could be adopted.Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1)|Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
Van Buren discreetly lightened up some of the diplomatic pages with passages very agreeable to Jackson.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
It was invented by van Helmont, a Belgian chemist, who died in 1644.Pioneers of Science|Oliver Lodge
The street was quite deserted; not even a cat or a policeman moved on it and Van Bibber's footsteps sounded brisk on the sidewalk.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
The country occupied by this ancient people of Van was the great table-land which now forms Armenia.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery|L.W. King and H.R. Hall