noun bo·nan·za \bə-ˈnan-zə\

: something that produces very good results for someone or something

: a large amount of something valuable

Full Definition of BONANZA

:  an exceptionally large and rich mineral deposit (as of an ore, precious metal, or petroleum)
a :  something that is very valuable, profitable, or rewarding <a box-office bonanza>
b :  a very large amount <a bonanza of sympathy>
c :  extravaganza <channels planning all-day viewing bonanzas — William Borders>

Origin of BONANZA

Spanish, literally, calm sea, from Medieval Latin bonacia, alteration of Latin malacia, from Greek malakia, literally, softness, from malakos soft
First Known Use: 1829

Rhymes with BONANZA


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