Bund definition

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An embankment or dike, especially in South Asia.
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An association, especially a political association.
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The definition of a bund is stone or earth formed into an embankment to hold back water or an alliance, generally in a religious or political society.

An example of a bund is a dike.

An example of a bund is a group fighting for socialism.

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A European Jewish socialist movement founded in Russia in 1897.
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A German Treasury security.
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A league or confederacy; especially the confederation of German states.
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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.
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To provide berms or other secondary enclosures to guard against accidental fluid spills within.

Plant room floors are generally bunded and/or waterproofed to contain any leaks or spillages of liquids and fluids from faulty tanks, plant or pipe work. RIW Ltd. Waterproofing Products.

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A league or confederation.
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Origin of bund

  • Hindi band from Persian from Middle Persian from Avestan banda- from Old Iranian bhendh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • German from Middle High German bunt bhendh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Bund (“alliance, league”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Urdu band, from Persian

    From Wiktionary