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 for bonnie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bonnie \Bon"nie\ (b[o^]n"n[y^]), a. [Scot.]
     See Bonny, a.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bonny \Bon"ny\ (-n[y^]), a. [Spelled bonnie by the Scotch.]
     [OE. boni, prob. fr. F. bon, fem. bonne, good, fr. L. bonus
     good. See Bounty, and cf. Bonus, Boon.]
     1. Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and
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              Till bonny Susan sped across the plain. --Gay.
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              Far from the bonnie banks of Ayr.     --Burns.
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     2. Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe.
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              Be you blithe and bonny.              --Shak.
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              Report speaks you a bonny monk, that would hear the
              matin chime ere he quitted his bowl.  --Sir W.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a
             bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
             [syn: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bonnie, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    424
     Housing Units (2000): 196
     Land area (2000):     1.233141 sq. miles (3.193820 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000261 sq. miles (0.000675 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.233402 sq. miles (3.194495 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            07263
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             38.204188 N, 88.905599 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     62816
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Bonnie, IL

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