Benjamin

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noun Ben·ja·min \ˈben-jə-mən\

Definition of Benjamin

  1. :  a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

Origin and Etymology of benjamin

Hebrew Binyāmīn


First Known Use: 14th century


Benjamin

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biographical name Ben·ja·min \ˈben-jə-mən\

Definition of Benjamin

  1. Judah Philip 1811–1884 Am. Confed. statesman & lawyer


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