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Benin City

noun
1.
a city in S Nigeria.
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  • He went into Benin City with the English when they cleaned out the town.

  • Here is a knotty point in Jakri law of inheritance, which differs from the Benin City law on the subject.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • The Jakri tribe claim to be of the same race as the people of Benin City and kingdom.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for Benin City

Benin City

noun
1.
a city in S Nigeria, capital of Edo state: former capital of the kingdom of Benin. Pop: 1 022 000 (2005 est)
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