[ben-gel-uh, -gey-luh, beng-]
- a seaport in SW Angola.
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Near the Gaboon river it is called wambee; and in Benguela, kissumba.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
These Gagas were not contented to stay in this place of Benguela, although they lacked almost nothing.
So we went fifty on shore, and left our ship riding in the Bay of Benguela to stay for us.
Benguela; closely allied both in language and appearance, and nations whose place in the Kaffre division has long been recognised.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
The Benguela took a black pilot aboard and proceeded straight up to the port of Banana.The Blind Lion of the Congo
- a port in W Angola: founded in 1617; a terminus (with Lobito) of the railway that runs from Beira in Mozambique through the Copper Belt of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Pop: about 200 000 (1990 est)
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