bonanza bonanza  /bə ˈnæn zə/


  1. (n) an especially rich vein of precious ore
  2. (n) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)


  • ARMAMENT Bonanza Defense manufacturers, sorely pressed for machine tools, last week struck a bonanza.


  1. Black Hole Bonanza! Dozens (Potentially) Found In Andromeda As Another Study Probes X-Rays

    More than two DOZEN potential black holes have been found in the nearest galaxy to our own. As if that find wasn’t enough, another research group is teaching us why extremely high-energy X-rays are present in black holes. (...)Read the rest of Black Hole Bonanza! Dozens (Potentially) Found In Andromeda As Another Study Probes X-Rays [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Universe Today

  2. Boomers' Babies Are a Bonanza for Business

    Boomers' Babies Are a Bonanza for Business        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Everyday anglers compete in Big Bass Bonanza

    Most of the contestants in the annual Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza don't dress in the logo-encrusted togs of the bass tournament professionals. Instead, they tend to look like fishermen you'll meet at boat launching ramps and bait shops.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

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  1. The news has angered the TUC; its general secretary Brendan Barber commented: "Britain's boardroom bonanza does not stop on retirement. Too many top directors have gone on closing or cutting schemes for their workforce, while keeping gold-plated...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Brendan Barber Source:

  2. "I was put on this Earth to eat pizza," said Eisen, host of "NFL Total Access" on NFL Network, "I took my role as the representative of football fans everywhere seriously when assessing each slice, and I think 'The Big Bonanza' about sums up...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Rich Eisen Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. Lundberg noted "the other big bonanza of the revolution was the trans-Allegheny domains in which patriot speculators made and lost fortunes."
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: Ferdinand Lundberg Source: Mathaba.Net

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