from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of Benin, in the southeast part of the country on an inlet of the Gulf of Guinea. Probably founded in the 16th century, it was settled as a slave-trading center by the Portuguese in the 17th century. Population: 223,000.
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- proper n. The official capital of Benin. The de-facto capital is Cotonou.
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