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Griqualand East(ˈɡriːkwəˌlænd; ˈɡrɪk-)
(Placename) an area of central South Africa: settled in 1861 by Griquas led by Adam Kok III; annexed to the Cape Colony in 1879; part of the Transkei, 1903–93. Chief town: Kokstad. Area: 17 100 sq km (6602 sq miles)