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Bon

(bɔːn)
n
1. (Buddhism) Also called: Feast of Lanterns or Festival of Lanterns an annual festival celebrated by Japanese Buddhists
2. (Hinduism)
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]

Bon

(bɒn)
n
(Placename) Cape Bon a peninsula of NE Tunisia
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Duncan Baan Stewart in Achindarroch his father was a Bastard.
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OST has consistently delivered the highest quality services and solutions to the Baan community.
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It's extremely gratifying that companies such as Spencer Turbine recognize the strong relationships we have built with SSA Baan and other leading enterprise system vendors, and can leverage the benefits of a seamless, integrated solution.
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