Definition of VAN

  1. (noun)any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
  2. (noun)the leading units moving at the head of an army
  3. (noun)(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
  4. (noun)a camper equipped with living quarters
  5. (noun)a truck with an enclosed cargo space