[ buh-nee-shuh ]

  1. a town in W California.

Words Nearby Benicia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Benicia in a sentence

  • Across the straits from Benicia shows the summit of Mount Diablo, 3,849 feet, meridian base for this region.

    The Road of a Thousand Wonders | Passenger Dept. Southern Pacific Co
  • The ferry across Carquinez Straits at Benicia, was thronged to the danger of sinking.

    Port O' Gold | Louis John Stellman
  • On July 19 came news that rifles and ammunition were being shipped from Benicia; Wool was said at last to have capitulated.

    Port O' Gold | Louis John Stellman
  • When she had finished she passed on to the pathetic little histories of Éléna Duncan and Benicia Ortega.

    The Californians | Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • It is a curious thing, perhaps, that among the earliest towns that became familiar to me in my younger days was Benicia.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison | Benjamin Harrison