Dahomey

Dahomey

[duh-hoh-mee; French da-aw-mey]
noun
former name of Benin ( def 1 ).

Dahomean, Dahoman [duh-hoh-muhn] , adjective, noun
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Dahomey (dəˈhəʊmɪ)
 
n
the former name (until 1975) of Benin

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