- a city in N Campania, in S Italy: monumental arch erected by Trajan.
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But she is the most resourceful woman I have ever known, and she has friends with her in Benevento.
I used my forged safe conduct to get me back into Benevento.
Benevento behind him and Charles's camp ahead were equally distant.
"Benevento," he said when Simon told him about the battle, and glanced up at the sun.
He made his voice big, so that it echoed from the walls of Benevento, behind his men.
- a city in S Italy, in N Campania: at various times under Samnite, Roman, Lombard, Saracen, Norman, and papal rule. Pop: 61 791 (2001)Ancient name: Beneventum (ˌbɛnəˈvɛntʊm)