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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bonanza 
  n  1:  an  especially  rich  vein  of  precious  ore 
  2:  a  sudden  happening  that  brings  very  good  fortune  [syn:  {boom}, 
  {goldmine},  {manna  from  heaven}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bonanza,  AR  (town,  FIPS  7540) 
  Location:  35.23413  N,  94.42745  W 
  Population  (1990):  520  (207  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Bonanza,  GA  (CDP,  FIPS  9272) 
  Location:  33.45585  N,  84.33658  W 
  Population  (1990):  2010  (633  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Bonanza,  OR  (town,  FIPS  7300) 
  Location:  42.19955  N,  121.40595  W 
  Population  (1990):  323  (128  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  97623 
  Bonanza,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  76692 




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