Dahomean
adjective or noun see Dahomey

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  • Second Franco-Dahomean War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Second Franco Dahomean War caption=The Dahomey Medal awarded to French soldiers who fought in the 1892 campaign date=July 4, 1892 until Béhanzin s surrender on January 15, 1894. place=Ouémé Department and Zou… …   Wikipedia

  • First Franco-Dahomean War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Franco Dahomean War caption= date=February 21, 1890 until October 4, 1890. place=Ouémé Department of modern Benin casus=Dahomean attack on Ouémé Valley. result=French Victory; Dahomey recognizes Porto Novo …   Wikipedia

  • Franco-Dahomean Wars — The Franco Dahomean Wars were a series of military conflicts including: The First Franco Dahomean War, that pitted the Kingdom of Dahomey against the Third French Republic and its vassal kingdom of Porto Novo The Second Franco Dahomean War,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dahomey — Dahomean, Dahoman /deuh hoh meuhn/, adj., n. /deuh hoh mee/; Fr. /dann aw may /, n. former name of Benin (def. 1). * * * ▪ historical kingdom, Africa       kingdom in western Africa that flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries in the region… …   Universalium

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  • Benin — For other uses, see Benin (disambiguation). Republic of Benin République du Bénin (French) Orílẹ̀ èdè Olómìnira ilẹ̀ Benin (Yoruba) …   Wikipedia

  • Béhanzin — His symbols are the shark, the egg (a rebus of his name), and a captive hanging from a flagpole (a reference to a boastful and rebellious Nago practitioner of harmful magic from Ketou whom the king hanged from a flagpole as punishment for his… …   Wikipedia

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