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Fray Bentos

/ˌfreɪ ˈbɛntɒs/
a port in W Uruguay, on the River Uruguay: noted for meat-packing. Pop: 23 122 (2004 est)
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  • fray bentos, a town near Montevideo, boasts of the largest establishment in the world for the preparation of beef extract.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols
  • I am rather inclined to think it is the fray bentos it looks too big for the cutter.

    Yorke The Adventurer Louis Becke
  • There was the famous tank "fray bentos," which went out in front of our infantry and "ditched."

    A Company of Tanks W. H. L. Watson
  • The Lemco town of fray bentos is by way of being a model specimen of its kind.

    Uruguay W. H. Koebel
  • I'll send my carpenter to you as soon as we get back to the ship; or, better still, we'll tow you down to the fray bentos.

    Yorke The Adventurer Louis Becke
  • At fray bentos there are the large establishments of Liebig that must be mentioned to complete the list.

    South America To-day Georges Clemenceau
  • I've a hazy sort of an idea that I'd like to keep the fray bentos company for a bit longer.

    Yorke The Adventurer Louis Becke
  • Charley King, the mate of the fray bentos turned to me in astonishment.

    Yorke The Adventurer Louis Becke
  • fray bentos was the original home of this industry, with which the place has been associated since 1865.

    Uruguay W. H. Koebel
  • At fray bentos is one of the largest plants in the world for the manufacture of cattle products.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway

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