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Definition of the noun BUND

What does BUND mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • bund: bunds
  • Bund: Bunds

  1. a league or confederacy; especially the confederation of German states.
  2. A secondary enclosure, typically consisting of a wall or berm, which surrounds a tank or fluid-handling mechanism, intended to contain any spills or leaks.

Definition of the verb BUND

What does BUND mean as a doing word?


  1. To provide berms or other secondary enclosures to guard against accidental fluid spills within.


  1. BUND a.k.a. General Jewish Labour Bund in Lithuania, Poland and Russia: The General Jewish Labour Bund of Lithuania, Poland and Russia, generally called The Bund or the Jewish Labour Bund, was a secular Jewish socialist party in the Russian Empire, active between 1897 and 1920. Remnants of the party remain active in the diaspora as well as in Israel. A member of the Bund is called a Bundist.
  2. Bund a.k.a. The Jewish Social Democratic Association Bund was a Jewish socialist organization in Bukovina, named after the Russian General Jewish Labour Bund.

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Google previewRolf Gardiner: Folk, Nature and Culture in Interwar Britain (2016)

by Mike Tyldesley

without End: The Bund is a kinship based on common experiences, common forms, common hopes, but not dogmatic, and not propagandist. The leadership interprets the Bund, articulates it, but does not dominate it...

The Bund is an elite.

Google previewShanghai. Con Cartina. Ediz. Inglese (2008)

by Damian Harper


Google previewRethinking Resilience, Adaptation and Transformation in a Time of Change (2017)

by Wanglin Yan, Will Galloway

However, a subsequent design by the authorities using flood protection bunds (a bund is a low wall or a dike) to prevent inundation resulted in the collapse of the diversion structure during the rains. A new design carried out with stakeholder ...

Google previewFactory and Industrial Management (1898)

With all the above points duly considered, the ideal bund is that whose length and bulk bear the smallest proportion to the area of the tank formed. As regards the position of the dam with reference to the drainage area from which the tank will ...

Google previewAnatomy of the Red Brigades (2011)

The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists by Alessandro Orsini

The Bund is a fusion model. Once inside, it is very difficult to leave because the emotional involvement is very intense. “Emotional sodality,” explains Schmalenbach, “is typical of religious communities. You become a believer, but sharing the ...

Google previewSacred Island (2008)

A Buddhist Pilgrim's Guide to Sri Lanka by Shravasti Dhammika

Council Hall Further along the bund is an interesting building consisting of a high platform with a staircase on its northern end and pillar on its top. The platform has a band of lions around it and the staircase is elaborately decorated. The hall ...

Google previewThe Living Age (1888)

The German element is prominent in Bloemfontein, and even the leader of the Africander Bund is a smart journalist from Westphalia. The appearance of the town, however, suggests France rather than Germany, the great square being ...

Google previewLittell's Living Age (1888)

by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell

The German element is prominent in Bloemfontein, and even the leader of the Africander Bund is a smart journalist from Westphalia. The appearance of the town, however, suggests France rather than Germany, the great square being ...

Google previewThe Panjábí Dictionary (1895)

by Maya Singh, Henry Martyn Clark

BUND f*l * f. ЪщС wat A drop, a drop of water or medicine ; cloth that has been tied in dyeing so as to leave spots or patches of white (used by women for petticoats.) BUND s m. The rectum, the anns : — bund bhirikká, bhirikkí, s. f. ...

Google previewDictionary of Antisemitism from the Earliest Times to the Present (2007)

by Robert Michael, Philip Rosen

BUND BUND. The Jewish Workers Union, formed in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 1897. The Bund sought full Jewish economic, civil, and cultural rights in the Pale of Settlement. This socialist movement favored national rights for Jews, communal ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the 1940s (2015)

by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C Schlup

Such discomforts were further aggravated by the existence of groups such as the Deutsch Amerikanisches Bund (GermanAmerican Bund), a proNazi, quasimilitary American ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

German states into the new Bund; and the war between France and Germany, which broke out 1870, July, and in which all the German princes and peoples took part, gave an irresistible impetus to the desire for national unity. 1870, Nov.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Right-Wing Extremism In Modern American History (2011)

by Steven E Atkins

Another example of the pre—World War II fascist groups was the German American Bund (Amerika-Deutscher Volksbund). There had always been pro- German organizations in the United States since German immigration in the 19th century.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Propaganda (2004)

by Martin J. Manning, Herbert Romerstein

See Biological and Chemical Weapons Warfare GERMAN-AMERICAN BUND. Fritz Kuhn (1910-1967) was a native German who emigrated to the United States and set up the Amerika-Deutscher Volksbund, the largest and most influential of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America (2011)

by Martin J. Manning, Clarence R. Wyatt

Bund program included anti-Semitism, strong anti-Communist sentiments, and the demand that the United States remain neutral in the approaching European conflict. The German American Bund carried out active propaganda for its causes , ...

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Quotes about Bund

En Børneflok paa Fødselsdagen bad,
Og Barnets Ønske groer som Rosens Blad;
Hvert snoer sig her om Glasset, som vi tømme;
En Hustru lægger Perlen paa dets Bund.
Hun kysse Livets Lykke paa din Mund!
Til Virkelighed blive Hjertets Drømme! -
(Hans Christian Andersen)
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Scrabble value of B3U1N1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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