Von[vän; Ger fō̂n]
- In Germany and Austria, von is defined as of or from and goes before a surname (family name) to show the family relationship or the place of origin.
An example of von used in a name is in Ludwig von Mises, which means Ludwig of Mises.
Von definition by Webster's New World
von - Computer Definition
(Voice On the Net, Video On the Net) A trade show sponsored by pulver.com, Melville, NY (www.pulver.com) that covers the transport of voice and video over the Internet. Conceived by Jeff Pulver, a specialist in the Internet and IP telephony fields, the first VON conference was held in San Francisco in 1997. Pulver also produces The Pulver Report, an e-mail newsletter covering the industry.
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