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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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  • Yes, even Benoni showed him this respect, stepping forward to greet him.

    Pearl-Maiden H. Rider Haggard
  • She herself had christened him Benoni, son of the woeful lament.

    The Christ Myth Arthur Drews
  • I suddenly felt that Benoni had turned the tables upon me, I could not tell how.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • The compliment was perfectly sincere, and Benoni's face beamed with pleasure.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • "So we are left all alone to-day, countess," remarked Benoni, blowing rings of smoke in the quiet air.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • "You cannot get out,—I have the key in my pocket," said Benoni, without stopping.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • You do not seriously mean that her father is trying to make her marry Benoni?

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • "It will seem little enough to-morrow, I dare say," replied Benoni.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
  • "That they will spring up again stronger than before," she replied, then at a signal from Benoni, rose and left the feast.

    Pearl-Maiden H. Rider Haggard
  • A week passed, then a fortnight, and I had heard nothing from Benoni.

    A Roman Singer F. Marion Crawford
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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