[boo nd, buhnd; German boo nt]
noun, plural Bunds, German Bün·de [byn-duh] /ˈbün də/.
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
< German: association, league
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He was glad to think that the little Bundist had an extra chance.
A telephone-book soon betrayed the Bundist's shop, and David hurried off to enlist him.
noun (in India and the Far East)
an embankment; dyke
an embanked road or quay
Word Origin for bund
C19: from Hindi band, from Persian; related to Sanskrit bandha band 1
noun plural Bunds or Bünde (German ˈbyndə)
(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
Word Origin for Bund
C19: German; related to band ², bind
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