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bund

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noun \ˈbənd\

Definition of bund

  1. 1 :  an embankment used especially in India to control the flow of water

  2. 2 :  an embanked thoroughfare along a river or the sea especially in the Far East



Origin of bund

Hindi baṅd & Urdu band, from Persian


First Known Use: 1810

Rhymes with bund


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bund

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noun \ˈbu̇nd, ˈbənd, ˈbu̇nt\

Definition of bund

  1. :  a political association: as a :  a Jewish socialist organization founded in czarist Russia in 1897 b :  a pro-Nazi German-American organization of the 1930s

bund·ist play \ˈbu̇n-dist, ˈbən-\ noun often capitalized


Origin of bund

Yiddish bund & German Bund, from Middle High German bunt; akin to Old English byndel


First Known Use: 1850


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