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Benghazi Handicap

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  • proper noun slang The retreat of allied forces from Benghazi in North Africa in March 1941 during World War II ahead of German forces commanded by Erwin Rommel.

Etymologies

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Named for the great speed of the retreat; handicap is in the horse-racing sense.

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