meaning of bonanza

bonanza meaning in General Dictionary

In mining an abundant mine or vein of gold or gold hence anything that will be a mine of wide range or yields a sizable income

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  • an especially wealthy vein of valuable ore
  • a sudden occurring that brings fortune (as an abrupt opportunity to generate income)
  • In mining, a rich my own or vein of gold or gold; ergo, any such thing which can be a mine of wealth or yields a sizable earnings.

bonanza meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1844, American English, from Spanish bonanza "an abundant lode," initially "fair-weather at water, success," from Vulgar Latin *bonacia, from Latin bonus "good" (see bene-).


bonanza - German to English

Bonanza


bonanza meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) In mining, an abundant mine or vein of silver or gold; ergo, everything which can be a mine of wealth or yields a big income.


Sentence Examples with the word bonanza

This was followed by a reaction and a general collapse of inflated values until 1873, when the discovery of the Great Bonanza mine brought about a revival of industry and of speculation.

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