Origin of bonanza
Examples from the Web for bonanza
The protests are also a bonanza for the European Union, which has been suffering from a spate of bad PR recently.Ukraine’s Eurolution Is a PR Godsend for the Struggling E.U.|Vijai Maheshwari|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Quran burning has been a bonanza for the Taliban, which predictably encouraged the retribution we have seen.
While Obama responded appropriately, the Quran burning has been a bonanza for the Taliban.
“These guys have been reaping a bonanza,” Chris Hellman of the National Priorities Project told me.
The result will likely be a bonanza of lawsuits, divestment campaigns and cancelled business deals.Netanyahu's Bizarre Response to Obama's Palestinian Proposal|Peter Beinart|May 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
As bonanza fame is like to be, the earlier bruitings of it were as nebulous as the later and more detailed accounts were fabulous.The Helpers|Francis Lynde
Those were the bonanza days of the upper Columbia and Kootenay—such days as they have never seen since nor will ever see again.Down the Columbia|Lewis R. Freeman
When they told him they were from Bonanza, he was nonplussed.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
The new railroad that was built into Jonesville about that time was a bonanza for us.At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
That ain't any bonanza country any more; 1901 ain't like 1870; don't figure on that.The Spenders|Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for bonanza
Word Origin for bonanza
Word Origin and History for bonanza
1844, American English, from Spanish bonanza "a rich lode," originally "fair weather at sea, prosperity," from Vulgar Latin *bonacia, from Latin bonus "good" (see bene-).