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Van

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Etymology 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

Van

  1. A male given name, diminutive of Vance or Ivan

Etymology 2Edit

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Akhtamar Island on Lake Van, with the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, a 10th century Armenian church and monastic complex

Borrowing from Armenian Վան (Van), in many cases via Turkish Van.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Van

  1. A large saline lake in eastern Turkey. One of three great tectonic lakes of the Armenian Highland. Famous for its Chalcalburnus tarichi fish and the 10th century Armenian cathedral on Akhtamar Island.
  2. A city on the shore of that lake.
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Etymology 3Edit

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Proper nounEdit

Van

  1. Abbreviation of Vancouver.

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Armenian Վան (Van).

Proper nounEdit

Van

  1. Van (city)

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