Pronunciation: (bon; Fr. bôn), [key]
Cape, a cape on the NE coast of Tunisia: surrender of the German African forces, May 12, 1943. Also called Ras Addar.
Pronunciation: (bôn), [key]
an annual festival of the Japanese Buddhists, welcoming ancestral spirits to household altars. Also called Feast of Lanterns.
Pronunciation: (bōn), [key]
a shamanistic Tibetan sect, absorbed by the first Buddhist sects of the 7th century and later.
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