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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus;
[syn: miraculous food, manna, manna from heaven]

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]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

manna from heaven n 1: (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus [syn: miraculous food, manna, manna from heaven] 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]