Etymology
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ben (n.)

"mountain peak" in Celtic place names (especially of roughly pyramidal peaks standing alone), 1788, from Gaelic beinn "peak, summit, mountain," from Old Irish *benno- "peak, horn, conical point," from PIE *bend- "projecting point."

updated on May 04, 2017

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Definitions of ben from WordNet

ben (n.)
a mountain or tall hill;
they were climbing the ben
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.