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Fon

 (fŏn)
n. pl. Fon or Fons
1. A member of a people of Benin and neighboring parts of Nigeria.
2. The Gbe language of the Fon.
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fon

(fɒn)
n
a fool
adj
foolish
vb
to make or become a fool
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Fon

(fɒn)

n., pl. Fons, (esp. collectively) Fon.
1. a member of an African people of S Benin.
2. the Kwa language of the Fon.
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References in classic literature ?
So with Solomon, Fons turbatus, et vena corrupta, est justus cadens in causa sua coram adversario.
"Then," said he, "you have the privilege of knowing one of the most complete young black-guards about town, and the fons et origo of the whole trouble.
Fon Williams and wife Claire had sleepless nights by their daughter's bedside with the Accies No.1 returning for training in the morning.
The official documents disclosed that FON Gas company is busy in obtaining 5 metric ton LPG from Chanda oil field.
The acquisition strengthens Fontech, Fon's technology arm, which is focused on the development of wireless solutions for operators and enterprises, and further establishes Fon's position in the North American market where XCellAir's sales and technical teams are located.
With over a decade of experience developing carrier-grade WiFi technology for more than 25 top operators across the globe, Fon has invaluable expertise in enabling central management of home WiFi routers through innovative software.
So much so that Fon Williams has made it clear he is keen to stay with the Scottish Premier League club and wants to negotiate a new contract for next season.
Suddenly, Fon, his movements like those of a mechanic testing a loose door handle, opens his door, slides out, closes the door firmly and quietly, and walks across the road toward the levee which bends around a clump of trees and past the billboard.
But Pope's spot-kick was magnificently stopped by fon Williams, diving to his left to make a fingertip save and keep Rovers level until the break.
The highest copper content was observed in the single HA treatment, while the lowest copper contents was generally observed in the treatments infected with FON. The lowest mycorrhizal colonization was observed in the single AMF treatment, while the treatments containing HA and whey had higher mycorrhizal colonization rates than that of the single AMF treatment, and FON infected treatments had even higher mycorrhizal colonization rates than those of the disease free ones.
Deutsche Telekom (Xetra: DTE.DE) (FRA: DTE.F) (OTC: DTEGY), German telecom company, and Fon, a global WiFi network, announced today a partnership to build, what is claimed to be, Germany's largest WiFi network.