[ buh-noh-nahy, -nee ]
/ bəˈnoʊ naɪ, -ni /
a city in the NE of the Republic of South Africa, near Johannesburg: gold mines.
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How to use Benoni in a sentence
His next neighbor was Benoni Stebbins, sergeant in the county militia, who lived a few rods from the meeting-house.
Benoni had sunk from his chair to his knees and was but half-conscious.
Benoni shook his head and slowly extended his withered arms.
The rest of the selectmen have left the care of Benoni Mead's funeral to me, and I've got a lot of things to do.
He looked at Benoni with a woe-begone expression, and, turning away, helped himself to some liquor which stood on a table.
British Dictionary definitions for Benoni
a city in NE South Africa: gold mines. Pop: 94 341 (2001)
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