dan: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dän, dan), [key]
— n. Martial Arts.
  1. a degree of expertise in karate, judo, tae kwon do, etc., usually signified by the wearing of a cloth belt of a particular color; level: a sixth-degree dan.


Pronunciation: (dan), [key]
— n.
  1. a son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:6.
  2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
  3. the northernmost city of ancient Palestine.
  4. from one outermost extreme or limit to the other. Judges 20:1.
  5. a male given name, form of


Pronunciation: (dan), [key]
— n. Archaic.
  1. a title of honor equivalent to master or sir: Dan Chaucer.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Daniel (def. 1).
  2. &hasp; Danish.
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