vandal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (van'dl), [key]
- (cap.) a member of a Germanic people who in the 5th centurya.d.ravaged Gaul and Spain, settled in Africa, and ina.d.455 sacked Rome.
- a person who willfully or ignorantly destroys or mars something beautiful or valuable.
- (cap.) of or pertaining to the Vandals.
- imbued with or characterized by vandalism.
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