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(Placename) a city in E South Africa, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal: founded in 1839 by the Boers: gateway to Natal's mountain resorts. Pop: 223 519 (2001)


(ˌpi tərˈmær ɪtsˌbɜrg)

the capital of Natal province, in the E Republic of South Africa. 192,417.
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