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A city of central South Africa east-southeast of Kimberley. It is unofficially called the judicial capital of the country because the appellate division of the national supreme court sits here.


(Placename) a city in central South Africa: capital of Free State province and judicial capital of the country. Pop: 111 698 (2001)


(ˈblum fɒnˌteɪn)

the capital of the Orange Free State, in the central Republic of South Africa. 232,984.
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Noun1.Bloemfontein - the seat of the supreme courtBloemfontein - the seat of the supreme court  
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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Cronje surrendered at Paardeberg, Ladysmith was relieved, and at the beginning of March Lord Roberts marched into Bloemfontein.
35pm By Graham Woods THE only Pro14 matches going ahead this weekend are in South Africa, where Connacht will be enjoying spells of sunshine and temperatures of around 30C in Bloemfontein.
It is envisaged that Welkom, Kroonstad, Bloemfontein and Botshabelo will also receive training in the coming weeks, said Dr Nandipha Kahla Acting Chief Director for Free State.
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Durban, Benoni, Pretoria, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth will each host a franchise.
La selection algerienne de natation a remporte 2 medailles d'or et une en argent aux 12es Championnats d'Afrique, lors de la 3e journee de competition disputee mardi a Bloemfontein (Afrique du Sud).
The South African Doping Control Laboratory in the central city of Bloemfontein is banned from analyzing any doping samples until Sept.
Bloemfontein Primary School was the winner of a competition run by Anchor to win the cooking facilities after cookery and baking was added to the National Curriculum for primary aged children last year.
Bloemfontein in the 1950-1960's could have been regarded as the astronomical centre of South Africa.
More than 4,000 ANC delegates crammed into a marquee in the central city of Bloemfontein erupted into wild cheers when Zuma was confirmed in the top party post after comfortably seeing off a challenge by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
Summary: Bloemfontein, South Africa:The race to see who leads the ANC -- and likely South Africa .
He did his internship in Bloemfontein and was in geneneral practice there from 1952 to 1956.