Bunche


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Bunche

 (bŭnch), Ralph Johnson 1904-1971.
American diplomat. He won the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the United Nations Palestine Commission.

Bunche

(bʌntʃ)
n
(Biography) Ralph Johnson. 1904–71, US diplomat and United Nations official: awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1950 for his work as UN mediator in Palestine (1948–49); UN undersecretary (1954–71)

Bunche

(bʌntʃ)

n.
Ralph (Johnson), 1904–71, U.S. diplomat: at the United Nations 1946–71: Nobel peace prize 1950.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bunche - United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
References in periodicals archive ?
"Someone once described Boko Haram as a cloud," said John Campbell, former Ambassador to Nigeria and current Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The Egyptian-Israeli Armistice agreement was the first of a series of agreements concluded under the aegis of UN mediator Ralph Bunche, as empowered by UN Security Council Resolution 62.
BUNCHE'S BEND, Louisiana: Water from the swollen Mississippi River poured over a century-old levee Thursday, flooding 4,900 hectares of corn and soybeans despite farmers' frantic efforts to shore up the structure.
The Schomburg also contains the personal papers of Malcolm X, Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche, singer Nat King Cole and playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
Detroiter Ralph Bunche, who helped found the United Nations and became the first African-American to win the Nobel Peace Prize, was born.
Among the more famous figures appearing in the photographs are Duke Ellington, Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King, E.
In 1940, he served as a field assistant to Ralphe Bunche, during the latter's tour of the South for Gunnar Myrdal's monumental study of American race relations.
A century after the birth of a father of peacekeeping, Ralph Bunche, UN peace operations have changed dramatically.
The six previous Black winners are Ralph Bunche, Albert Lutuli, Martin Luther King Jr., Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan.
The winners are 8th graders, D'Marcus Butler, Rafique Freeman, Erik Marshall and Latrese Dean of Atlanta's Ralph Johnson Bunche Middle School; Janet Garcia, 15, of Harlem and sophomore at the Bronx High School of Science; Jalal Kane, 13, of Mary Help of Christian Elementary School in Manhattan; Kuwan Christian, 12, of Harlem; Jahlil Ptahsen-Shabazz, 10, of Elmsford, New York,--both attend The Learning Tree Elementary School in the Bronx, New York; Christian Smith, 10, of PS 124 in Queens; Nia Oden, 12, of the Lenox Academy, Brooklyn, New York.
Bunche International Affairs Center in 1996, is playing a role to this end.
A remarkable career in diplomacy and activism is methodically traced in "Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey," vet documentarian William Greaves' admiring portrait of the late U.S.