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Benevento

[ben-uh-ven-toh; Italian be-ne-ven-taw]
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noun
  1. a city in N Campania, in S Italy: monumental arch erected by Trajan.
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Historical Examples

  • But she is the most resourceful woman I have ever known, and she has friends with her in Benevento.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

    Robert Shea

  • I used my forged safe conduct to get me back into Benevento.

  • "Benevento," he said when Simon told him about the battle, and glanced up at the sun.

  • Benevento behind him and Charles's camp ahead were equally distant.

  • He made his voice big, so that it echoed from the walls of Benevento, behind his men.


British Dictionary definitions for benevento

Benevento

noun
  1. a city in S Italy, in N Campania: at various times under Samnite, Roman, Lombard, Saracen, Norman, and papal rule. Pop: 61 791 (2001)Ancient name: Beneventum (ˌbɛnəˈvɛntʊm)
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