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Porto Novo

[ pawr-toh -noh-voh, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr toʊ ˈnoʊ voʊ, ˈpoʊr- /
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noun
a seaport in and the capital of Benin.
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Porto Novo
/ (ˈpɔːtəʊ ˈnəʊvəʊ) /

noun
the capital of Benin, in the southwest on a coastal lagoon: formerly a centre of Portuguese settlement and the slave trade. Pop: 253 000 (2005 est)
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