Friday, November 26, 2010
Definitions for bonanza
- A source of great and sudden wealth or luck.
- A rich mass of ore, as found in mining.
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Citations for bonanza
The writers' strike a couple years ago was a bonanza for reality TV shows new and old.
The message from this is that there is no bonanza in the current U.S. market environment for Australian grinding meat suppliers.
Origin of bonanza
Bonanza originates in American mining, from the Spanish bonanza, "a rich lode."