What does Benin mean?

Benin meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male

Benin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

previous West African kingdom, through the Bini people, whose name is possibly associated with Arabic bani "sons." Though today the people is associated with Nigeria, title was taken 1974 by the previous nation of Dahomey.

Benin meaning in General Dictionary

a country on western coastline of Africa; previously under French control

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Sentence Examples with the word Benin

From the south or left bank of the Benin the Forcados mouth of the Niger can be reached by the Nana creek.

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