Bund

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The word may have one of the following meanings.

  • The Bund was the name generally used for the General Jewish Labor Union operating in several European countries between the 1890s and the 1930s.
  • The Bund was the name used for the German-American Bund, a pro-Nazi organisation of ethnic Germans in the United States before World War II.
  • The Bund is a famous area in Shanghai, China
  • A Bund is a provision of liquid collection facilities which, in the event of any leak or spillage from tanks or pipe work, will capture well in excess of the volume of liquids held within the bund area. Bunded areas should drain to a capture tank which should have facilities for water/oil separation.
  • A Bund is a Bond issued by the German government.
  • In Germany Bund is a colloquial nickname for the Bundeswehr
  • Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e. V., a german environmental association and german section of Friends of the Earth International.
  • In geography, a Bund is a name for an embankment or dyke


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