Definition of Bon in English:

Bon

(also O-Bon)

noun

  • A Japanese Buddhist festival held annually in August to honour the dead.

    • ‘Bear in mind that this activity came during the summer season, and was maintained in August, normally a time of low energy, with the O-Bon holiday.’
    • ‘I think that O-Bon - the ‘Festival of the Dead,’ upcoming in August - can be special this year.’

Origin

From Japanese.

Pronunciation

Bon

/bɒn/