Examples from the Web for benin
At the Global awards ceremony, musical artists set the crowd on fire, especially Benin singer Angelique Kidjo.Bill Clinton, Loretta Claiborne: Best Moments From 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (Video)|Nina Strochlic|September 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He went into Benin City with the English when they cleaned out the town.Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales|Charles B. Cory
We set sail again next day, and came about noon abreast the river of Benin, where we anchored in four fathoms.
Frobenius found ancient terra-cotta heads and wood carvings which represented the same objects as those found in Benin.
British Dictionary definitions for benin
Word Origin and History for benin
former West African kingdom, from the Bini people, whose name is perhaps related to Arabic bani "sons." Though now the people is associated with Nigeria, the name was taken 1974 by the former nation of Dahomey.