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Be·nuealso Be·nué (bān′wā)
A river of western Africa rising in Cameroon and flowing about 1,080 km (670 mi) to the Niger River in central Nigeria.
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1. (Placename) a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Makurdi. Pop: 4 219 244 (2006). Area: 34 059 sq km (13 150 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W Africa, rising in N Cameroon and flowing west across Nigeria: chief tributary of the River Niger. Length: 1400 km (870 miles)
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a river in W Africa flowing W from Cameroon to the Niger River in Nigeria. 870 mi. (1400 km).
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