Cape Town

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Cape Town

or Cape·town  (kāp′toun′)
The legislative capital of South Africa, in the extreme southwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded in 1652 as a supply station for the Dutch East Indies Company.

Cape Town

n
(Placename) the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay: founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop: 3 740 026 (2011)

Cape′ Town`


n.
the legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the SW part: also capital of Cape of Good Hope province. 855,000.
Cape•to•ni•an (keɪpˈtoʊ ni ən) n.
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Noun1.Cape Town - port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
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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Cape Town

[ˈkeɪp ˈtaʊn] nLe Cap

Cape Town

nCittà del Capo
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The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will host a symposium on Youth in Economic Diplomacy from 22 to 23 June 2017 in Cape Town, Western Cape.
The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty will tomorrow, Wednesday 17 May 2017 through the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI), hand-over Du Noon Primary School in Du Noon in Cape Town, Western Cape.