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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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Best seat in the house is out front overlooking the street, where you can watch Capetonians ambling along on their way to work over your morning brew.
Parading several formerly obese Capetonians, virtually unrecognisable after their dramatic weight loss on the LCHF diet, Noakes said all their maladies, including atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnoea, hypertension, gout and dry flaky skin, had disappeared.
TWENTY years into a new democracy and almost a year since the passing of global icon Nelson Mandela, Capetonians and visitors to the city are being encouraged to express their hope for the country's future with the unveiling of a dramatic sculpture, which will stand as a reminder of South Africa's greatest story and a shining symbol of hope for the future.
For Capetonians, there is no ritual more revered than an end-of-day beer with a view of Table Mountain.
The Capetonians are struggling for fluency - they were thumped in round two at the Lions and were profligate in a 19-18 win over the Canes - and contending with injuries.
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