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Meaning of BONANZA

Pronunciation:  bu'nanzu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sudden happening that brings very good fortune
  2. [n]  an especially rich vein of precious ore

BONANZA is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: boom, manna from heaven
 See Also: happening, mineral vein, natural event, occurrence, vein



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bo*nan"za\, n. [Sp., prop. calm., fair weather,
prosperity, fr. L. bonus good.]
In mining, a rich mine or vein of silver or gold; hence,
anything which is a mine of wealth or yields a large income.
[Colloq. U. S.]

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