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Bonze

 

(1) A Buddhist monk in Asian countries.

(2) Figuratively, an arrogant, conceited official (for example, in the revisionist trade unions of capitalist countries, the organizational officials are trade-union bonzes).

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Many ancient depictions of Apollo were available to the artist, both in Florence and Rome, the most famous being the Apollo Belvedere, a Roman copy from the second century CE of a Greek bonze (350-325 BCE).
On the track, Barakat Al Harthy, Bader Al Jabri, Abdullah Al Sooli and Mohammed Al Sdi bagged gold in 4x100m relay while Omani women team of Shnoona Al Habsi, Buthaina Al Yaqoobi, Mazoon Al Alawi and Hiba Al Asmi tasted double success bagging bonze in both 4x100m and 4x400m Barakat also bagged silver in the 100m.
The Kumars went global winning two Emmys, a BAFTA nomination, a British comedy award and the Bonze Rose at Montreaux.
Their senior men's team won bonze at the National 12 Stage Road relays in April adding to the team titles that they won at the Welsh Road Relays and the Welsh Cross Country Championships.
The gold medal in pommel horse event was won by Bakhtawar of Wapda, silver by Abdul Haq of Railways and bonze by Ansar of Punjab.
But on the second last run they were back in the field and in danger of losing too many points to Dutchman Pieter Postma, who only needed to creep from third to second in the race, to leap from bonze to gold overall.
Batelco took home one silver and three bonze awards for its innovative and successful advertising campaigns of 2011, implemented by Bahrain's FP7.
Antler artefacts typical of the Late Bonze Age fortified settlements in the eastern Baltic region include both tools and hunting weapons, and also personal objects.
Al Galiya Askar won the silver of the 46kg while Muneera Al Ka'abi and Yusra Ahmad won a bonze each in the 62kg and 49kg respectively.
The pavilion also showcases archeological finds unearthed in Ebla, including earthenware utensils, bonze tools, small sculptures and golden jewelry.
Iran's Sambo (martial art) team won three silver and two bonze medals in the contests held on June 2-4.
Not so bad really: Monsignor D'Alenzon's pseudo-translation of a Chinese tale The Bonze (1769) had his angelic hero cycle through fifteen earthly vehicles, including a worm, a cometarian (resident of a comet), a mite, two African princes, a Jupitarian, two courtesans, and four different birds, before becoming a Chinese prince, Zangola.