Bona


Also found in: Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Bona

(ˈbəʊnə)
n
(Placename) Mount Bona a mountain in S Alaska, in the Wrangell Mountains. Height: 5005 m (16 420 ft)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in classic literature ?
Bona rerum secundarum optabilia; adversarum mirabilia.
As the President finished reading the paper (which I beg leave to assure my readers is a bona fide copy of one written by bona fide girls once upon a time), a round of applause followed, and then Mr.
Indeed, if I had not known to whom it belonged, I might have thought it was the devil's money, and have been afraid to use it; but as you know otherwise, and came honestly by it, it would be an affront to fortune to part with it all again, at the very time when you want it most; you can hardly expect she should ever do you such another good turn; for fortuna nunquam perpetuo est bona .
It was even better than removing from East Broadway into bona fide, real, unequaled, league-long, eighty feet wide, Broadway!
The reward which has been offered is a large one, and it is not for me to question the bona fide nature of it.
Besides his fiction of an annuity, about which no one at the present time knew anything, the chevalier really had, therefore, a bona fide income of a thousand francs.
"Then these arrests," Hamel remarked," are really bona fide?"
It seems that the hape attempted to fondle the cat, but the latter scratched him; being suspicious,' said Wrench, 'of his bona fides .' He scrutinized the ceiling with a dull eye.
You are an unusual sort of a person; you don't lie at every step, as some men do; in fact, you don't lie at all, and there is a matter in which I need a true and sincere friend, for I really may claim to be among the number of bona fide unfortunates just now."
However, the problem was he "did not establish by clear and convincing evidence" that his marriage to his US citizen first wife was bona fide.
They must be at least 60 years old, a bona fide resident, and a registered voter of Manila.
BONA also intends to sign MoUs with other stakeholders such as Botswana Tertiary Student Sports Association (BOTESSA), Botswana Integrated Sport Association (BISA) and Paralympics to secure talent during exchange of schools and even after the athletes had completed school.