from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river of central and northwest Bolivia rising in the Andes and flowing about 1,599 km (994 mi) to the Mamoré River.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name (‘Japanese beni’) of Caryopteris (Mastacanthus) incana, a har shrub native to China and Japan, cultivated for its late summer bloom.
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From there, we had an express taxi ready to drive us the few hundred kilometers north (and 13,000 feet down) to Rurrenabaque, up in Beni.
They are known as the Beni-ammi (Gen. 19: 38), Ammi or Ammon being worshipped as their chief god.
El Hossn is the principal village of the district called Beni
The Arabs say that an ancient tribe called Beni Tamour fabricated them.
In the Eastern Desert, at three or four days 'journey from Medina, lives a whole Bedouin tribe, called Beni Aly, who are all of this Persian creed; and it is matter of astonishment to find the two most holy spots of the orthodox Muselman religion surrounded, one by the sectaries of Zeyd, and the other by those of Aly, without an attempt having been made to dislodge them.
X HE family of Merini, which is alfo called Beni-Aotas, was fo lightly efteemed that it was not able to render its authority refpectable in the kingdom of Fez.
The present state of the empire of Morocco. Its animals, products, climate, soil, cities, ports, provinces, coins, weights, and measures. With the language, religion, laws, manners, customs, and character, of the Moors; the history of the dynasties since Edris; the naval force and commerce of Morocco; and the character, conduct, and views, political and commercial, of the reigning emperor
a rival race -- a branch of the Edrisites called Beni-Hammud, who endeavoured in the general confusion to assert their claims as descendants of the Khalif Ali.
According to Pulachour Bhirmuri, deputy chair of Beni's Development Committee, to date no employer in Beni has been prosecuted for employing a child.
This piece was submitted in its place, with interviews by Candida BeveridgeThirteen-year-old Bishnumaya is sitting on a concrete brick in a hotel kitchen in Beni, an isolated town in mountainous western Nepal.
International Childcare Trust (ICT), an NGO based in London, is working in partnership with Rural Environment and Empowerment Centre (Reec), a small Nepalese NGO based in Beni, to help children like Bishnumaya.
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