capital of Benin

noun
the capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon
Syn: ↑Porto Novo
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑Benin, ↑Republic of Benin, ↑Dahomey

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