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bo·nan·za

 (bə-năn′zə)
n.
1. A rich mine, vein, or pocket of ore.
2. A source of great wealth or prosperity.

[Spanish, from Medieval Latin bonacia, calm sea, blend of Latin bonus, good; see deu- in Indo-European roots, and Medieval Latin malacia, calm sea (from Greek malakiā, from malakos, soft; see mel- in Indo-European roots).]

bonanza

(bəˈnænzə)
n
1. a source, usually sudden and unexpected, of luck or wealth
2. (Mining & Quarrying) US and Canadian a mine or vein rich in ore
[C19: from Spanish, literally: calm sea, hence, good luck, from Medieval Latin bonacia, from Latin bonus good + malacia dead calm, from Greek malakia softness]

bo•nan•za

(bəˈnæn zə, boʊ-)

n., pl. -zas.
1. a rich mass of ore, as found in mining.
2. a source of great and sudden wealth or luck; a spectacular windfall.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Sp: literally, smooth sea (hence, good luck, rich vein of ore), akin to Medieval Latin bonacia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bonanza - an especially rich vein of precious ore
mineral vein, vein - a layer of ore between layers of rock
2.bonanza - a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens

bonanza

noun boom, jackpot, windfall, boon, good fortune, winning streak, stroke of luck The expected sales bonanza hadn't materialised.
Translations
velký zisk
boom
uppgangur, uppgangstímabil
aukso kasyklos
peļņas pieaugumszelta bedre’
veľký zisk
kâr artışı

bonanza

[bəˈnænzə] N (fig) (in profits) → bonanza f

bonanza

[bəˈnænzə] n
(= windfall) → aubaine f
(= boom) → boom m

bonanza

n
(US, Min) → reiche Erzader
(fig)Goldgrube f; the oil bonanzader Ölboom
adj attr yearBoom-

bonanza

[bəˈnænzə] nperiodo di boom

bonanza

(bə`nanzə) noun
a sudden increase (in profits etc). Shop keepers in seaside towns enjoy a bonanza in hot summers.