Bon: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bon Fr. bôn), [key]
  1. a cape on the NE coast of Tunisia: surrender of the German African forces, May 12, 1943. Also called


Pronunciation: (bôn), [key]
  1. an annual festival of the Japanese Buddhists, welcoming ancestral spirits to household altars. Also called


Pronunciation: (bōn), [key]
  1. a shamanistic Tibetan sect, absorbed by the first Buddhist sects of the 7th century and later.
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