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Meaning of VANGUARD

Pronunciation:  'van`gârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the position of greatest advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
  2. [n]  the leading units moving at the head of an army
  3. [n]  artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time
 

VANGUARD is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: avant garde, cutting edge, forefront, van
 
 See Also: army unit, art movement, artistic movement, perspective, position, view

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Van"guard`\, n. [For vantguard, avantguard, F.
avant-garde; avant before, fore + garde guard. See {Avant},
{Ab-},{Ante-}, and {Guard}, and cf. {Advance}, {Vamp}, {Van}
of an army, {Vaward}.] (Mil.)
The troops who march in front of an army; the advance guard;
the van.

 

 

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