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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an especially rich vein of precious ore;

2. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money);
- Example: "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
[syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bonanza \Bo*nan"za\, n. [Sp., prop. calm., fair weather, prosperity, fr. L. bonus good.] In mining, a rich mine or vein of silver or gold; hence, anything which is a mine of wealth or yields a large income. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bonanza n 1: an especially rich vein of precious ore 2: a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line" [syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

93 Moby Thesaurus words for "bonanza": Eldorado, Golconda, abundance, affluence, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, avalanche, bountifulness, bountiousness, bumper crop, copiousness, cornucopia, eldorado, extravagance, exuberance, fertility, flood, flow, foison, font, fount, fountain, full measure, fullness, generosity, generousness, gold mine, gravy train, great abundance, great plenty, gush, house, landslide, lavishness, liberality, liberalness, lode, lots, luxuriance, maximum, mine, mine of wealth, more than enough, mother lode, much, myriad, myriads, numerousness, opulence, opulency, outpouring, overflow, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plenty, prevalence, prodigality, productiveness, profuseness, profusion, quantities, quarry, repleteness, repletion, resource, rich harvest, rich lode, rich uncle, rich vein, richness, riot, riotousness, scads, shower, source, source of supply, spate, spring, staple, stream, substantiality, substantialness, superabundance, teemingness, treasure, treasure trove, treasury, vein, wealth, well, wellspring
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bonanza, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 514 Housing Units (2000): 219 Land area (2000): 1.227708 sq. miles (3.179750 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.227708 sq. miles (3.179750 sq. km) FIPS code: 07540 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 35.237676 N, 94.428892 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bonanza, AR Bonanza
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bonanza, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 14 Housing Units (2000): 33 Land area (2000): 0.438258 sq. miles (1.135082 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.438258 sq. miles (1.135082 sq. km) FIPS code: 07571 Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08 Location: 38.295138 N, 106.140158 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bonanza, CO Bonanza
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bonanza, GA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Georgia Population (2000): 2904 Housing Units (2000): 976 Land area (2000): 1.214198 sq. miles (3.144758 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.214198 sq. miles (3.144758 sq. km) FIPS code: 09272 Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13 Location: 33.464663 N, 84.337589 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bonanza, GA Bonanza
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bonanza, OR -- U.S. town in Oregon Population (2000): 415 Housing Units (2000): 152 Land area (2000): 0.833686 sq. miles (2.159238 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.833686 sq. miles (2.159238 sq. km) FIPS code: 07300 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 42.199333 N, 121.404639 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97623 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bonanza, OR Bonanza