Bantam may refer to:
  • Bantam (poultry), a small (or miniaturized) variety of poultry
  • Bantamweight
    Bantamweight is usually a class in boxing for boxers who weigh above 115 pounds and up to 118 pounds . However, in Mixed Martial Arts it is 134-136 pounds . Wrestling also has similar weight classes including bantamweight...

    , a weight class in boxing


  • Bantam (city)
    Bantam (city)
    Bantam in Banten province near the western end of Java was a strategically important site and formerly a major trading city, with a secure harbor on the Sunda Strait through which all ocean-going traffic passed, at the mouth of Banten River that provided a navigable passage for light craft into...

    , a city and former sultanate on Java island, in Indonesia
  • Sultanate of Banten
    Sultanate of Banten
    The Sultanate of Banten was founded in the 16th century and centered in Banten, a port city on the northwest coast of Java; the contemporary English spelling of both was Bantam...

    , former sultanate centered on the above city
  • Banten
    Banten is a province of Indonesia in Java. Formerly part of the Province of West Java, it was made a separate province in 2000.The administrative center is Serang. Preliminary results from the 2010 census counted some 10.6 million people.-Geography:...

    , current province of Indonesia on territory of the former sultanate
  • Bantam, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Bantam, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Bantam Village is the largest settlement on the Cocos Islands. It is located on Home Island and has a population of about 500, mainly Cocos Malays....

  • Bantam, Connecticut
    Bantam, Connecticut
    Bantam is a borough in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 759 at the 2000 census.While separated for census and historic reasons, Bantam is governed as an integral part of the town of Litchfield...

    , United States

Popular culture

  • Bantam (comics)
    Bantam (comics)
    -Bantam:Created by Jim Lee and John Byrne, the first Bantam was a mutant who debuted Uncanny X-Men #282.-Fictional character biography:Bantam was an assistant of Trevor Fitzroy who used his power as a chronal anchor to keep track of his master's time portals...

    , two Marvel Universe characters
  • Bantam (New York City rock band), a New York rock band formed in 2001 and headed by Gina Volpe of Lunachicks
  • Bantam Books
    Bantam Books
    Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by Random House, the German media corporation subsidiary of Bertelsmann; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group. It was formed in 1945 by Walter B. Pitkin, Jr., Sidney B. Kramer, and Ian and Betty Ballantine...

    , an imprint of Random House, originally specializing in pocket-sized paperbacks


  • Bantam (car)
    Bantam (car)
    Not to be confused with American BantamThe Bantam was a British cyclecar manufactured by Slack and Harrison in Kegworth, Leicestershire in 1913....

    , 1913 motorcar
  • American Austin Car Company
    American Austin Car Company
    The American Austin Car Company was a United States automobile manufacturing corporation tied to the British Austin Motor Company. The company was founded in 1929, and produced motorcars from 1930 through 1934, when it filed for bankruptcy....

    , 1935 the company was reorganized under the name American Bantam, pioneered the first Jeep design by Karl Probst
  • Ford Bantam
    Ford Bantam
    The Ford Bantam is a "bakkie" sold by the Ford Motor Company in South Africa. It is based on the Ford Fiesta, and is a South African design as well as being produced in South Africa for the local market. The original Ford Bantam launched in 1983 was based on the Ford Escort Mk III...

    , pickup truck in South Africa
  • BSA Bantam
    BSA Bantam
    The BSA Bantam is a two-stroke unit construction motorcycle that was produced by the Birmingham Small Arms Company from 1948 until 1971...

    , small two-stroke motorcycle produced from 1948 to 1971
  • Bantam, a camera produced by Eastman Kodak
    Eastman Kodak
    Eastman Kodak Company is a multinational imaging and photographic equipment, materials and services company headquarted in Rochester, New York, United States. It was founded by George Eastman in 1892....

  • Bantam, a series of compact cars by the American Austin Car Company
    American Austin Car Company
    The American Austin Car Company was a United States automobile manufacturing corporation tied to the British Austin Motor Company. The company was founded in 1929, and produced motorcars from 1930 through 1934, when it filed for bankruptcy....

  • Bantam Jack
    TRS connector
    A TRS connector is a common family of connector typically used for analog signals including audio. It is cylindrical in shape, typically with three contacts, although sometimes with two or four . It is also called an audio jack, phone jack, phone plug, and jack plug...

    , 4.4 mm (0.173-inch) diameter connector used in professional audio or telecommunications.
  • Bantam microRNA
    Bantam microRNA
    In molecular biology bantam microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.-Function:...

    , is a microRNA gene.


  • Bantam (military)
    Bantam (military)
    A bantam, in British army usage, was a soldier of below the British Army's minimum regulation height of 5ft. 3ins.During the First World War, the British Army raised battalions in which the normal minimum height requirement for recruits was reduced from 5'3" to 5'...

    , British Army jargon for soldiers admitted into service despite being shorter than allowable under the army's physical guidelines
  • Bantam (missile)
    Bantam (missile)
    The Bantam or Robot 53 was a Swedish wire-guided anti-tank missile developed in the late 1950s. It served with the Swedish and Swiss armies from 1963 and 1967 respectively. It can either be deployed by a single man carrying a missile and control equipment or from a vehicle. It has been fitted to...

    , Swedish anti-tank missile in the 1950s
  • BAT Bantam
    BAT Bantam
    -External links:** Contemporary technical description of F.K.23 Bantam with photographs and drawings.-See also:...

    , the FK-23, British 1920s biplane fighter aircraft designed by Fritz Koolhoven
  • X-4 Bantam, American test aircraft
  • Micro Aviation Bantam
    Micro Aviation Bantam

    , microlight aircraft in New Zealand
  • Bantam Bomber, nickname for the A-4 Skyhawk
    A-4 Skyhawk
    The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a carrier-capable ground-attack aircraft designed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The delta winged, single-engined Skyhawk was designed and produced by Douglas Aircraft Company, and later McDonnell Douglas. It was originally designated the A4D...

     jet fighter


  • Bantam, a level in minor ice hockey for ages 13–14
  • The Bantams, nickname for Bradford City A.F.C.
    Bradford City A.F.C.
    Bradford City Association Football Club is an English association football club based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, playing in League Two....

    , a football club in England
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