a national reserve, 2585 sq. mi. (6695 sq. km), in the Rocky Mountains, in SW Alberta, Canada.
Also called Banffshire [bamf-sheer, -sher] /ˈbæmf ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in NE Scotland. a seaport in this district. a resort town in Banff National Park. Historical Examples He died at Aberlour, banffshire, on the 16th of October 1898. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3 Various From the singing of an […]
a loud, sudden, explosive noise, as the discharge of a gun. a resounding stroke or blow: a nasty bang on the head. Informal. a sudden movement or show of energy: He started with a bang. energy; vitality; spirit: The bang has gone out of my work. Informal. sudden or intense pleasure; thrill; excitement: a big […]
- Bang’s disease
an infectious disease of cattle caused by a bacterium, Brucella abortus, that infects the genital organs and frequently causes spontaneous abortions. Bang’s disease n. See brucellosis.
- Bang away
bang away verb phrase To fire a gun or guns: The hunters banged away at the fleeing wolf (1840s+) To attack as if by shooting: The defense kept banging away at the lack of an eye-witness Contemporary Examples Watching them bang away at their instruments is worth the look. Sigur Rós, MGMT & More Best […]