[ ben-gel-uh, -gey-luh, beng- ]
/ bɛnˈgɛl ə, -ˈgeɪ lə, bɛŋ- /
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a seaport in SW Angola.
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Words nearby Benguela
Bengaluru, Bengbu, Benghazi, B. Engr., BEngSci, Benguela, Benguela Current, Ben-Gurion, Ben-Gurion, David, Ben Hur, Beni
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How to use Benguela in a sentence
The Benguela took a black pilot aboard and proceeded straight up to the port of Banana.
The Benguela came up the river that afternoon and the smaller steamer was placed alongside her.
With the tea we had excellent American biscuit and preserved fruits, which had been brought to him all the way from Benguela.
Near the Gaboon river it is called wambee; and in Benguela, kissumba.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel
Benguela; closely allied both in language and appearance, and nations whose place in the Kaffre division has long been recognised.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man|Robert Gordon Latham
British Dictionary definitions for Benguela
/ (bɛŋˈɡwɛlə) /
a port in W Angola: founded in 1617; a terminus (with Lobito) of the railway that runs from Beira in Mozambique through the Copper Belt of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Pop: about 200 000 (1990 est)
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