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bonze

 (bŏnz)
n.
A Buddhist monk, especially of China, Japan, or nearby countries.

[French, from Portuguese bonzo, from Japanese bonsō : bon, ordinary (from Early Middle Chinese buam) + , monk (from Middle Chinese səng, from Sanskrit saṃghaḥ, sangha; see sangha).]

bonze

(bɒnz)
n
(Buddhism) a Chinese or Japanese Buddhist priest or monk
[C16: from French, from Portuguese bonzo, from Japanese bonsō, from Sanskrit bon + priest or monk]

bonze

(bɒnz)

n.
a Buddhist monk, esp. of Japan or China.
[1580–90; < Middle French < Portuguese bonzo or New Latin bonzius < Japanese bonzō ordinary priest]

bonze

A Buddhist monk, especially in Japan or China.
Translations
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On the second dav the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and it was here, about sunset, that they came across an aged lama - but they called him a bonze - sitting cross-legged above a mysterious chart held down by stones, which he was explaining to a young man, evidently a neophyte, of singular, though unwashen, beauty.
'I promise myself a peculiar pleasure in emptying my revolver into that young bonze when next we meet,' was the unchristian answer.
Le Marocain Oussama Nabil a termine 3e de l'epreuve d'athletisme du 800m de ces 12e jeux africains remportant ainsi la medaille de bonze. Le Tunisien Ayouni Abdessalam a remporte la medaille d'or de la course avec un chrono de 1 min 45 sec et 17 1/100, devant le Kenyan Tuwei Cornelious Kipkoech auteur d'un chrono de 1.45.41 (medaille d'argent) et Oussama Nabil avec un temps de 1.45.42.
The supporting roles of Suzuki (Kate King), Sharpless (David Henshaw), Prince Yamadori and High Commissioner (Paul Blakemore), Goro (Norman Hockley) and The Bonze (Stephen Foster), were all executed with style and grace.
Three golds, three silvers and 19 bonze medals are the successful results of the participation in addition to five recognition certificates, an attestation of the national capabilities in science and mathematics and a reflection of the society awareness of the role of science and mathematics.
Caption: Modern Classics From top: Bost Madeira Jet; Bonze Hercules; GT Lures Warthog; Black Bart Hot Breakfast.
Moslem Maqsoudi at 64kg category won a silver medal while Shahin Mousavi at 75kg and Omid Ahmadi Safa at 52kg settled for bonze.
Pour le premier trimestre de lae1/4aoann[euro]u[c]e en cours, le bilan [euro]u[c]tabli par le m[euro]uo"me corps fait [euro]u[c]tat de la saisie de 775 pierres de monnaies anciennes en or, bonze et argent, de 19 pierres taill[euro]u[c]es datant de la pr[euro]u[c]histoire et 4 statuettes en bronze.
English Championships: Milly Boulding 100free gold; Keelan Fitton 50 breaststroke silver; Adam law 400IM bronze and 1500 free bronze; Chloe Hirst 200IM bonze; Milly Boulding 100fly bronze and 200IM bronze.
But the bonze medal underlined her potential and was a timely boost as targets a trip to Adelaide for next year's world championship.
When it comes to his sculptures, Palin's material of choice is bonze. Some of his work can be compared to those of Degas, and it is plain to see that whether he is moulding the form of a boy playing the cello, or a daughter reaching for her mother's hand, Palin represents the human experience in his work.