Definition of Bongoes

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bongos) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bongoes

1. bongo [n] - See also: bongo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bongoes

bonfire night
bonfire societies
bonfirelike
bonfires
bong
bong hit
bong hits
bonged
bonging
bongkrekic acid
bongo
bongo drum
bongo drums
bongoed
bongoes (current term)
bongoing
bongoist
bongoists
bongos
bongrace
bongraces
bongs
bongwater
bonheur
bonheur du jour
bonheurs du jour
bonhomie
bonhomies
bonhomous

Literary usage of Bongoes

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1. Wild Scenes in South America, Or, Life in the Llanos of Venezuela by Ramón Páez (1862)
"and a moment afterward, two huge bongoes full of men were alongside of our ... We availed ourself of the opportunity offered by the bongoes to return to the ..."

2. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang (1893)
"1 Schweinfurth found the same belief in magic herbs and roots among the bongoes and Niam Niams in ' The Heart of Africa.' The bongoes believe, like the ..."

3. The Capitals of Spanish America by William Eleroy Curtis (1888)
"Passengers are carried to and fro in bongoes, managed by a noisy and naked boatman, who inspires alarm in the breast ..."

4. Primitive Art in Egypt by Jean Capart (1905)
"Pleyte observes that this recalls the"Danga Bohr " which Schweinfurth found among the bongoes.2 Petrie discovered a tomb containing the body of a child, ..."

5. Old Panama and Castilla Del Oro: A Narrative History of the Discovery by Charles Loftus Grant Anderson (1911)
"They were then carried up the river in bongoes and canoes to Gorgona, or Cruces, where they left the river and crossed the trail to Panama, and there waited ..."

6. The Boy Travellers in South America: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey by Thomas Wallace Knox (1885)
"... River by bongoes or native boats as far as Gorgona, and a ride thence over the hills and through the mud to Panama. The riding was done on the bucks of ..."

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