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bund 1

An embankment or dike, especially in South Asia.

[Hindi band, from Persian, band of cloth, fastening, bund, from Middle Persian, bond, link, from Old Iranian *banda-; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.]

bund 2

 (bo͝ond, bŭnd)
1. An association, especially a political association.
2. often Bund A pro-Nazi German-American organization of the 1930s.
3. often Bund A European Jewish socialist movement founded in Russia in 1897.

[German, from Middle High German bunt; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.]

bund′ist n.


(in India and the Far East) n
1. (Civil Engineering) an embankment; dyke
2. (Civil Engineering) an embanked road or quay
[C19: from Hindi band, from Persian; related to Sanskrit bandha band1]


(bʊnd; German bʊnt)
n, pl Bunds or Bünde (German ˈbyndə)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes not capital) a federation or league
2. (Historical Terms) short for German American Bund, an organization of US Nazis and Nazi sympathizers in the 1930s and 1940s
3. (Historical Terms) an organization of socialist Jewish workers in Russia founded in 1897
4. (Historical Terms) the confederation of N German states, which existed from 1867–71
[C19: German; related to band2, bind]



1. (in S Asia and the Far East) an earthen dike built to restrain the movement of water, as along a river.
2. (often cap.) a street or road, often a main thoroughfare, atop such a construction.
[1805–15; < Hindi band < Persian: dam, levee; akin to bind, bond1]


(bʊnd, bʌnd)

1. an alliance or league, esp. a political society.
2. (cap.) a pro-Nazi organization, the German-American Volksbund, in the U.S. during the 1930s and early 1940s.
[< German: association, league]
bund′ist, n.
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In dismissing the letter, which sought to express sympathetic encouragement for the group, Bund said in a statement, ''We refuse to be deemed as Shigenobu's colleagues or as a group similar to hers.
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The largest local faction belonged to the Bund, which stressed the importance of Jewish cultural autonomy, but rejected Zionism and argued that the emancipation of Jewish workers would come only as the product of the general struggle for socialism.
Khuhro further briefed that Irrigation staff is available for 24 hours monitoring on the Bunds and all preparations have been made ready to face any eventuality.
Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department, Noor Hussain Shah in his briefing to the chief minister, said: Indus dykes, including Ruk Spur, Nusrat Loop Bund, Akil-Agani Bund and Abad Mangli Bund, are very sensitive and vulnerable, where 2.
Analysis shows that while RME Palla meets the requirement to withstand a 25- year frequency flood ( flood of an intensity likely to be witnessed once in 25 years), Jagatpur Bund, Yamuna Bazr wall, Mughal bund, LF bund, SM bund and LM bund all fail to meet the standard and are unlikely to restrain the swelling river in such a scenario.
At 0606 GMT, the September Bund future was down 20 ticks at 132.
White Magnolia Plaza is on a key site in the North Bund District, a newly energized urban center in Puxi along the Huangpu River and across the Suzhou River from The Bund.
The volunteers have put the bund in place to prevent the young birds from entering an overflow pipe - and being sucked to their deaths.
Prior to taking on his new role at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, he held the position of Pre-opening General Manager of Conrad Shanghai, and General Manager at the Hilton Sanya Resort & Spa on Hainan Island in China since 2005, during which time the resort received a myriad of awards for outstanding service and operational excellence.
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