[buh-noh-nahy, -nee] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for benoni

Historical Examples of benoni

  • The one, older than his comrade, was Dimas, the son of Benoni.

  • Benoni had always been ailing, and of late had failed rapidly.

    Ben Comee

    M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan

  • She herself had christened him Benoni, son of the woeful lament.

    The Christ Myth

    Arthur Drews

  • Benoni had sunk from his chair to his knees and was but half-conscious.

    Sons and Fathers

    Harry Stillwell Edwards

  • Benoni shook his head and slowly extended his withered arms.

    Sons and Fathers

    Harry Stillwell Edwards

British Dictionary definitions for benoni


  1. a city in NE South Africa: gold mines. Pop: 94 341 (2001)
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