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Beni

[be-nee] /ˈbɛ ni/
noun
1.
a river flowing NE from W Bolivia to the Madeira River. About 600 miles (965 km) long.
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  • There was no doubting the genuineness of the welcome that the Beni Ouafy gave their chief.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • The tombs at Beni Hassan are even of an earlier date than those of Thebes.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • "No Beni," replied Noll, and Hal stepped away in the darkness.

  • I can accomplish that and more, Beni Kalli, if you follow my plan.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • I am between the lion and his prey, said Beni Kalli valiantly.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Beni Kalli is to come at once, and the camels are to be ready within ten minutes.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Moreover, he showed rare sport, and Beni Kalli was a born adventurer.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • The Beni Sakhr chiefs and Goblan had met in my tents, but there he was safe as my guest.

    Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • These were the Beni Sakhr chiefs who had been to my camp, and who sought his life.

    Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • Schellah contains the tombs of the Sultans of the Beni Merini dynasty.

    Mogreb-el-Acksa R. B. Cunninghame Graham
British Dictionary definitions for Beni

Beni

/Spanish ˈbeni/
noun
1.
a river in N Bolivia, rising in the E Cordillera of the Andes and flowing north to the Marmoré River. Length: over 1600 km (1000 miles)
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