bonny adj : very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens" [syn: bonnie, comely, fair] [also: bonniest, bonnier]
- Rhymes with: -ɒni
Etymologyboni, probably from bon, feminine bonne, from bonus. See bounty, and compare bonus, boon.
- alternative spelling of bonnie
ReferencesNew Geordie Dictionary 1987}}
Bonny is a town in Rivers State in southeast Nigeria, on the Bight of Biafra. Traditionally (especially between the 15th and 19th centuries) it was a major trading post of the Ijaw people. . A small island located just offshore, Bonny Island, is a major export point for Nigerian oil being loaded onto tankers.
The region produces a type of crude oil known as Bonny Light oil. Much of the oil extracted onshore in Rivers State is piped to Bonny for export.
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bonny in Russian: Бонни
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