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Benoni

(bĕnō`nī): see BenjaminBenjamin
[Heb.,=son of fortune], younger son of Jacob and Rachel, eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. His mother, dying, named him Benoni [Heb.,=son of my sorrow].
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Benoni

(bənō`nē), city, Gauteng prov., NE South Africa, on the WitwatersrandWitwatersrand
[Afrik.,=white water ridge] or the Rand,
region, Gauteng prov. (formerly a part of Transvaal), South Africa. The area, which forms the watershed between the Vaal and Olifants rivers, is c.
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, now administratively part of the EkurhuleniEkurhuleni,
metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 3,178,470), Gauteng prov., NE South Africa. Ekurhuleni largely encompasses the East Rand region of Gauteng. Germiston is the municipal seat; other communities include Katlehong, Tembisa, Boksburg, Vosloorus, Tsakane, Daveyton,
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 metropolitan municipality. It is the distribution center for a gold-mining district and is part of a large industrial complex known for its iron and steel plants. The chief manufacture is electrical equipment. Benoni was founded in 1904. During the violent Witwatersrand miners' strike of 1922, through which white miners sought in vain to prevent mine owners from employing cheaper black labor, heavy fighting occurred in the town between miners and the South African military.

Benoni

a city in NE South Africa: gold mines. Pop.: 94 341 (2001)
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