- Bône, the former name of Annaba.
- Mount, a peak in S Alaska, in the Wrangell Mountains. 16,421 feet (5005 meters).
- (italics) Latin. (used with a singular verb) good faith; absence of fraud or deceit; the state of being exactly as claims or appearances indicate: The bona fides of this contract is open to question.Compare mala fides.
- (sometimes italics) (used with a plural verb) the official papers, documents, or other items that prove authenticity, legitimacy, etc., as of a person or enterprise; credentials: All our bona fides are on file with the SEC.
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Contemporary Examples of bona
Another sent back a flat-screen television with a bona fide tombstone within.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks
December 19, 2014
The Facebook co-founder and his politically ambitious husband embodied all the attributes of a bona fide “gay power couple.”The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple
December 9, 2014
A conservative coloring book publisher is out with a new title imagining the tea party heartthrob as a bona fide superhero.Ted Cruz saves America in This Right-Wing Coloring Book
November 13, 2014
Stephen Hawking is not only a bona fide genius, but also one of the most resilient men on the planet.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims
November 6, 2014
By the time the CFDA awards rolled round in early 1994, Moss was a bona fide star.Sex, Drugs, and Kate Moss: Secrets of a Wild Supermodel
October 9, 2014
Historical Examples of bona
The purchase of the face powder might have been quite innocent and bona fide.The Ivory Snuff Box
"It was no mockery—it was a bona fide marriage," he returned.The Masked Bridal
Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Yes, that when we arrive at Bona, the Ice Bird will not be visible.
Whether it intends to stop at Bona or Algiers I do not know.
Bona, just beyond, has its roads, and formerly possessed a deep harbour.The Story of the Barbary Corsairs
- Mount Bona a mountain in S Alaska, in the Wrangell Mountains. Height: 5005 m (16 420 ft)
- law good faith; honest intention
Word Origin for bona fides
Word Origin and History for bona
by 1838, English pluralization of bona fide, as though it were a noun meaning "guarantee of good faith."