Dahomey

Dahomey, a negro kingdom of undefined limits, and under French protectorate, in W. Africa, N. of the Slave Coast; the religious rites of the natives are sanguinary, they offer human victims in sacrifice; is an agricultural country, yields palm-oil and gold dust, and once a great centre of the slave-trade.

Population (circa 1900) given as 150,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Dahna Desert * Daïri
Daghestan
Dago
Dagobert I.
Dagon
Daguerreotype
Dahl
Dahlgren, John Adolph
Dahlmann, Friedrich Christoph
Dahn, Felix
Dahna Desert
Dahomey
Daïri
Dako`ta, North
Dalai-Lama
Dalayrac
Dalberg, Baron de
Dalberg, Duc de
D'Albret, Jeanne
D'Alembert
Dalgarno, Lord
Dalgetty, Dugald

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Dahomey in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable