Bund

Definitions

  • Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
    Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bund An embankment against inundation.
    • n Bund League; confederacy; esp. the confederation of German states.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Bund In India and the East generally, an embankment forming a promenade and carriageway along a river-front or seaside; an esplanade.
    • n Bund A league, society, or association: as, Sänger-bund, a ‘singing association’; a shooting bund.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hindi band,

Usage

In literature:

The translation by Messrs. Bund and Friswell includes fifty additional maxims attributed to La Rochefoucauld.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
A bund, or mud wall, marked the outer boundary.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
The Bund is broad, fronting the water, and is a popular thoroughfare.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
This temporary fortification is called a bund, and was erected by the Chinese previous to the capture of the place.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
All aspirations for sea power had been abandoned by the Bund.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Its bund, or water-front, is spacious and its leading hotels are very comfortable.
"The Critic in the Orient" by George Hamlin Fitch
He wished now that he had purchased those window curtains such as the white merchants used over on the Bund.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
More raced in from the muddy bund.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
The members of the Junior Bund waved their satchels frenziedly.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
Mit dem Genius steht die Natur in ewigem Bunde Was der Eine verspricht leistet die Andre gewiss.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
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In poetry:

There's not a man, or child, that is diseas'd,
Whether by the small-pox, or meazles seiz'd,
Or any other malady, that's worse,
But I am bund to visit him of course.
"A Prayer For A Clergyman, When He Goes To Visit The Sick, Or In The Time Of A Plague" by Rees Prichard
Und Schuß auf Schuß erkracht, es stürzt getroffen
So mancher Tapfere und die Bunde brennt:
Doch schaut, ihr Brüder, wir sind nicht verlassen,
Zu Hilfe kommt das ganze Regiment!
"Gedichte des Bayerischen Infanterie-Leib-Regiments" by Anonymous European

In news:

Germany Gets Bids Exceeding Maximum Sales Target at Bund Auction.
Sinan Mansions and the South Bund are still largely deserted, the latter despite the industrial-chic Waterhouse and a solid restaurant by Jason Atherton.
On Sunday mornings, young expat families brunch on the terrace of M on the Bund, Shanghai's first fine-dining Western-style restaurant, framed against.
German Bunds Pare Advance as Ifo Index Exceeds Analyst Estimates.
Mark Gribbon's entry, titled "Shin Campos Method," won him $1,000 in the Out of Bunds photo contest and publication of his photo in Mountain Life magazine.
European shares and the euro climbed to new highs on Monday and German Bund futures pared losses after Spain formally asked for European funds to recapitalise its banking sector.
The developer of Three on the Bund gallery gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the creative side of Shanghai .
An FBI agent goes undercover inside the German-American Bund in Andrew Rosenheim's Fear Itself, the first in a new historical series.
The developer of Three on the Bund gallery gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the creative side of Shanghai.
Set on the Bund, Shanghai's historic riverfront avenue, The Peninsula 's 235 rooms are styled like a 1920s private home.
My unit of Army nurses was billeted on the hospital ship Marigold, which was docked in Yokohama Harbor, within walking distance of the New Grand Hotel on the Bund.
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In science:

Let L be the pre-quantum line bund le over a 2m-dimensional compact integral symplectic manifold (M , ω ).
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Let V → M be a C∞ vector bund le over an oriented Riemannian manifold.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Let V → M be a holomorphic line bund le over a complex manifold M and let S be a finite dimensional complex subspace of H 0(M , V ).
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Then E is the space of sections of a local ly trivial vector bund le N .
Locally trivial quantum vector bundles and associated vector bundles
Proposition 5 The associated vector bund le E (P , F ) is a local ly trivial QVB.
Locally trivial quantum vector bundles and associated vector bundles
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