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  • noun Plural form of Dahomeyan.

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Examples

  • Government stores for them, and was much struck by the soundness and good quality of both rice and beef, and the rations they gave out to those Dahomeyans or Togolanders who revolted was so much more than they could, or cared to eat, that they used to sell much of it to the Duallas in Bell Town.

    Travels in West Africa

  • The Dahomeyans believed that human sacrifices were messengers to the gods, and despatched about 500 each year, about a tenth of whom were killed at the "annual custom", as the great ritual slaughter festival was called.

    Flash For Freedom

  • The Dahomeyans believed that human sacrifices were messengers to the gods, and despatched about 500 each year, about a tenth of whom were killed at the "annual custom", as the great ritual slaughter festival was called.

    Flash For Freedom

  • By the conquest of Whydah the Dahomeyans were brought in contact with a people of serpent worshippers, and ended by adopting from them the cult which they at first despised.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • The Dahomeyans ascribed their victories chiefly to the women warriors.

    The Dominant Sex: A Study in the Sociology of Sex Differentiation, by Mathilde and Mathias Vaerting; translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul

  • When they have allowed me to have some of their native employes, as when I was up Cameroon Mountain, for example, I bought rations from the Government stores for them, and was much struck by the soundness and good quality of both rice and beef, and the rations they gave out to those Dahomeyans or Togolanders who revolted was so much more than they could, or cared to eat, that they used to sell much of it to the Duallas in Bell Town.

    Travels in West Africa

  • It's made of corpses -- some of the thousands that result from the Dahomeyans 'yearly festival of human sacrifice. [

    Flash For Freedom

  • It's made of corpses -- some of the thousands that result from the Dahomeyans 'yearly festival of human sacrifice. [

    Flash For Freedom

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