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Bonita

[buh-nee-tuh, boh-] /bəˈni tə, boʊ-/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • We went past a school of Bonita breaking the water up into little swirls.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • It was a Bonita of about five pounds, the first one my brother had ever caught.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • If Bonita was a flirt, it must be admitted she was a charming one.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • It seems she's a cousin of Bonita, the girl Tony is going to marry.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • Then Bonita, the brood-mare, understood that something had happened.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • There had never been any question of money here that Bonita could remember.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • When temptation came to him, he told Bonita about it and asked her advice.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • Bonita was looking across the green to the mushroom gatherers.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • I admired a Bonita hook, carved in one piece from a pearl-shell; it was mine.

  • The names of the captured gunboats were Nonata, Bonita and Reefer.

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