Definition of Banzais
1. banzai [n] - See also: banzai
Lexicographical Neighbors of Banzais
banzais (current term)
Literary usage of Banzais
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Siege of Port Arthur: Records of an Eye-witness by David Henry James (1905)
"As the full meaning of it penetrated into every quarter, from picket to divisional headquarters, the troops became delirious with joy, and banzais and ..."
2. The Bookman (1907)
"The governor of the camp even took steps to prevent the populace from coming too near it on a night of celebration of some new victory : the banzais ..."
3. Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann (1922)
"Is it a vague horde of slant-eyed yellow men, surrounded by Yellow Perils, picture brides, fans, Samurai, banzais, art, and cherry blossoms? ..."
4. Civilization in the United States: An Inquiry by Thirty Americans by Harold E. Stearns (1922)
"These results brought forth banzais from the hygienists and were extensively quoted, though their application by analogy to the problems of human heredity ..."
5. Bulletin of the American Geographical Society by American Geographical Society of New York (1905)
"Many banzais." The new island stands on the line of weakness in the earth's crust that is marked by volcanoes all the way from Fiji to the Bonin Islands. ..."
6. Recollections of Full Years by Helen Herron Taft (1914)
"... our short stay and were escorted to our ship by numerous dignitaries who were extremely gracious and who cheered us on our way with such "banzais! ..."