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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)
Translations

Cape Town

[ˈkeɪp ˈtaʊn] nLe Cap

Cape Town

nCittà del Capo
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Installed in a museum, he became the spectacle of bemused crowds--finger-pointing schoolchildren from the townships, weeping mamas, camera-wielding American tourists, vegan Capetonian housewives--touched his bracelets and anklets, his dreadlocks, shuka and his enkamoga as if to confirm that he was not a figment of their overheated imaginations.
It's a far cry from her rural origins on a farm near Montagu, but she's stayed a Capetonian, having graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1960, where Chris Barnard was one of her final-year lecturers.
The collections presented by Nthabiseng Molefe from Durban, Capetonian Thebe Magugu and Armand Dicker and Martelle Ludik from Johannesburg so impressed the judges that they were each awarded a R10,000 cash prize and an internship with an established AFI fashion designer, as well as an opportunity to launch a capsule collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2015.
As a recently transplanted Capetonian, I've reveled in uncovering the city's gems.
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The Capetonian has played in five World Cup tournaments, which all ended in despair for South Africa.
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