- an embankment or an embanked quay, often providing a promenade.
Origin of bund
- a short form of “German-American Volksbund,” a pro-Nazi organization in the U.S. during the 1930s and 1940s.
- (often lowercase) an alliance or league, especially a political society.
Origin of Bund
Examples from the Web for bund
Contemporary Examples of bund
As a regular tourist—a.k.a. someone not trying to cash in on China—stay on the Bund.Gal With a Suitcase: Shanghai
January 7, 2011
Historical Examples of bund
The Bund is broad, fronting the water, and is a popular thoroughfare.Travels in the Far East
Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
On one occasion a show was arranged which might be termed the Grand Battle of the Bund.In Mesopotamia
Perhaps he had walked the Bund for an hour or two, but worriedly.The Pagan Madonna
All aspirations for sea power had been abandoned by the Bund.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
The 102 other pits were, it is said, in the fields round the bund (embankment) of this tank.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
- an embankment; dyke
- an embanked road or quay
Word Origin for bund
- (sometimes not capital) a federation or league
- short for German American Bund, an organization of US Nazis and Nazi sympathizers in the 1930s and 1940s
- an organization of socialist Jewish workers in Russia founded in 1897
- the confederation of N German states, which existed from 1867–71