bonny

  • 1Bonny — (formerly Ibani or Ubani) is a town in Rivers State in southeast Nigeria, on the Bight of Biafra. It was also the capital of the Kingdom of Bonny (the land of the Ibani or Eastern Ijawi). Traditionally (especially between the 15th and 19th… …

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  • 2Bonny — bezeichnet: eine Stadt in Nigeria, siehe Bonny (Nigeria) ein in vorkolonialer Zeit mächtiges Königreich im heutigen Nigeria, s. Königreich Bonny eine nigerianische Insel, siehe Bonny Island eine Gemeinde im Département Loiret, siehe Bonny sur… …

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  • 3Bonny — Bon ny, a. [Spelled {bonnie} by the Scotch.] [OE. boni, prob. fr. F. bon, fem. bonne, good, fr. L. bonus good. See {Bounty}, and cf. {Bonus}, {Boon}.] 1. Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and graceful. [1913 Webster] Till bonny… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Bonny — Bon ny, n. (Mining) A round and compact bed of ore, or a distinct bed, not communicating with a vein. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Bonny — Bonny, 1) Stadt an der Mündung des östlichsten Nigerarms, im Reiche Benin, zählt etwa 8090 Ew., welche einen sehr lebhaften Handel mit Palmöl treiben u. Seesalz bereiten. Früher war es ein Hauptplatz für den Sklavenhandel; 2) so v.w. Boni …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6Bonny — (Okuloma), Hafenplatz am Bonnyfluß, dem östlichen Mündungsarm des Niger (s.d.), in sehr ungesunder Lage, einer der größten Palmölmärkte Westafrikas …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7Bonny — Bonny, östl. Mündungsarm des Niger. Daran der Handelsplatz B. (New Calabar), 5000 E …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8bonny — 1540s, of unknown origin, apparently from O.Fr. bon, bone good (see BON (Cf. bon)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9bonny — comely, pretty, good looking, fair, lovely, *beautiful, handsome, beauteous, pulchritudinous Analogous words: pleasing, agreeable, *pleasant: attractive, charming, captivating (see under ATTRACT) Antonyms: homely …

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  • 10bonny — (also bonnie) ► ADJECTIVE (bonnier, bonniest) chiefly Scottish & N. English 1) physically attractive; healthy looking. 2) sizeable; considerable. DERIVATIVES bonnily adverb bonniness noun …

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  • 11bonny — or bonnie or bonnie [bän′ē] adj. bonnier, bonniest [< Fr bon, good < L bonus: see BONUS] Now Chiefly Brit. 1. handsome or pretty, with a healthy glow 2. fine; pleasant bonnily adv. bonniness n …

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  • 12Bonny B. — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bonny (homonymie). Bonny B. Bonny B, né Su Pheaktra Bonnyface Chanmongkhon à Pôsat au Cambodge, le 20 juillet 1974, est un …

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  • 13Bonny — Cet article concerne la ville nigérianne. Pour les autres significations, voir Bonny (homonymie). Bonny Administration …

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  • 14bonny — bonnily, adv. bonniness, n. /bon ee/, adj., bonnier, bonniest, adv., n. adj. 1. Chiefly Scot. pleasing to the eye; handsome; pretty. 2. Brit. Dial. a. (of people) healthy, sweet, and lively. b. (of places) placid; tranquil …

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  • 15Bonny — This interesting surname of French origin is a nickname for a handsome person, from the Northern dialect bonnie meaning fine or beautiful , still a Scottish word, apparently a diminutive of the Old French bon meaning good . The surname is found… …

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  • 16bonny — I Mawdesley Glossary handsome, of a wholesome or pleasing appearance. II Cleveland Dialect List fair to look at, handsome, fine, beutiful; applied to either persons or things: a bonny bairn , what bonny claes! , a bonny mess III A Geordie… …

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  • 17Bonny — Original name in latin Bonny Name in other language Bonny, Bonny Town State code NG Continent/City Africa/Lagos longitude 4.4522 latitude 7.16808 altitude 395 Population 16868 Date 2012 01 18 …

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  • 18bonny — UK [ˈbɒnɪ] / US [ˈbɑnɪ] adjective Word forms bonny : adjective bonny comparative bonnier superlative bonniest Scottish very pleasant or attractive a bonny baby …

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  • 19bonny — [[t]bɒ̱ni[/t]] bonnier, bonniest ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is bonny is attractive and nice to look at. [mainly SCOTTISH or NORTHERN ENGLISH] Jemima was a bonny Highland lassie of 15. Syn: lovely …

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  • 20bonny — adjective especially ScotE 1 pretty and healthy: a bonny baby 2 clever or skilful: a bonny fighter …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English