Abomey



a city in SW Benin.
Historical Examples

During nine months of the year the climate is tempered by a sea-breeze, which is felt as far inland as Abomey 735 (60 m.).
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various

Da was, two hundred and fifty years ago, the king of the city of Abomey.
By Sheer Pluck G. A. Henty

Behanzin set fire to Abomey (entered by the French troops on the 17th of November) and fled north.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various

On the sixth the sacrifice was over:—the divinity was appeased, and quiet reigned again in the streets of Abomey.
Captain Canot Brantz Mayer

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