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Benoni

[buh-noh-nahy, -nee] /bəˈnoʊ naɪ, -ni/
noun
1.
a city in the NE of the Republic of South Africa, near Johannesburg: gold mines.
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  • The one, older than his comrade, was Dimas, the son of Benoni.

  • Benoni had always been ailing, and of late had failed rapidly.

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  • She herself had christened him Benoni, son of the woeful lament.

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  • Benoni had sunk from his chair to his knees and was but half-conscious.

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  • Benoni shook his head and slowly extended his withered arms.

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  • The compliment was perfectly sincere, and Benoni's face beamed with pleasure.

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  • "You cannot get out,—I have the key in my pocket," said Benoni, without stopping.

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  • "It will seem little enough to-morrow, I dare say," replied Benoni.

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  • "It is very reprehensible to be bad," said Benoni, with a smile.

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  • Benoni had made an impression on me that nothing could efface.

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British Dictionary definitions for Benoni

Benoni

/bɪˈnəʊnɪ/
noun
1.
a city in NE South Africa: gold mines. Pop: 94 341 (2001)
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