Bon(redirected from O-bon)
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Related to O-bon: Chikamatsu
1. (Buddhism) Also called: Feast of Lanterns or Festival of Lanterns an annual festival celebrated by Japanese Buddhists
a. the pre-Buddhist priests of Tibet or one such priest
b. their religion
[from Japanese bon, originally Urabon, from Sanskrit ullambana hanging upside down]
(Placename) Cape Bon a peninsula of NE Tunisia