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Dahomey

[duh-hoh-mee; French da-aw-mey] /dəˈhoʊ mi; French da ɔˈmeɪ/
noun
1.
former name of Benin (def 1).
Related forms
Dahomean, Dahoman
[duh-hoh-muh n] /dəˈhoʊ mən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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Dahomey

/dəˈhəʊmɪ/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1975) of Benin
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