The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A town in the Kurdistan Highlands, on the SE. shore of Lake Van, and 145 m. SE. of Erzerum; inhabited by Turks and Armenians.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Van'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/van.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.