American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- In the Bible, the younger son of Jacob and Rachel and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
- Benjamin, Asher 1773-1845. American architect particularly noted for his books, such as The American Builder's Companion (1806), which popularized late colonial and Greek Revival designs throughout New England.
- Benjamin, Judah Philip 1811-1884. British-born American politician who served as Confederate secretary of war (1861-1862) and secretary of state (1862-1865).
- From the Ancient Greek Βενιαμίν (Beniamin), from Old Testament Hebrew בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamín). (Wiktionary)
- Hebrew binyāmîn, son of the south : bēn, son; see bn in Semitic roots + yāmîn, south; see ymn in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“COMPRISONS sic BETWEEN WOLVERINE AND BENJAMIN" - "Wolverine has claws, Benjamin has no claws and clips his finger nails regularly.”
“CONFERENCE ROOM - BENJAMIN SONNEE (Matthew McConaughey) is in the middle of a PowerPoint presentation, which ends with the image of a giant "Monopoly Man" crushing poor people; everyone in the room applauds, Benjamin takes off his shirt.)”
“I assume the name Benjamin had been another stab at assimilation.”
“The treatise here printed under the title Benjamin is based upon a smaller work of Richard's, a kind of introduction to the Benjamin”
“Banville writes his crime fiction under the name Benjamin Black.”
“Medea Benjamin is an uncouth infant, an uninformed, self-righteous narcissist who fails to compehend that bringing troops home will NOT LEAD TO ANY PEACE.”
“Benjamin" is put for the whole southern kingdom of Judah (compare Ho 5: 5), being the first part of it which would meet the foe advancing from the north.”
“Regina Benjamin is the founder of the Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic.”
“Benjamin is one of those theorists whose writing is always two steps to the left of intelligibility.”
“Nowadays, he is known as Benjamin, although it's not at all clear whether 'he' was male or female.”
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