Porto-Novo

(redirected from Porto-Novo, Benin)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Por·to-No·vo

 (pôr′tō-nō′vō)
The capital of Benin, in the southeast part of the country on an inlet of the Bight of Benin. Probably founded in the 1500s, it was settled as a slave-trading center by the Portuguese in the 1600s.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Quenum, Study of physical capacities and echocardiographic profile of soccer referees in Benin [Thesis], University of AbomeyCalavi; Forthcoming, Porto-Novo, Benin, 2018.
(1) Department of Cardiology, Departmental Teaching Hospital of Oueme-Plateau, University of Abomey-Calavi, Porto-Novo, Benin
Another batch of young people from ECOWAS Member States will receive their certificates on 16 December, 2014, after the successful completion of their one-month intensive training at the Songhai Centre, Porto-Novo, Benin Republic, according to an ECOWAS Commission press statement, received here by PANA.