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[ab-uh-mey, uh-boh-mee]
  1. a city in SW Benin.
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  • Da was, two hundred and fifty years ago, the king of the city of Abomey.

    By Sheer Pluck

    G. A. Henty

  • On the sixth the sacrifice was over:—the divinity was appeased, and quiet reigned again in the streets of Abomey.

    Captain Canot

    Brantz Mayer

  • Behanzin set fire to Abomey (entered by the French troops on the 17th of November) and fled north.

  • During nine months of the year the climate is tempered by a sea-breeze, which is felt as far inland as Abomey 735 (60 m.).