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A city of central South Africa east-southeast of Kimberley. It is unofficially called the judicial capital of the country because the appellate division of the national supreme court sits here.


(Placename) a city in central South Africa: capital of Free State province and judicial capital of the country. Pop: 111 698 (2001)


(ˈblum fɒnˌteɪn)

the capital of the Orange Free State, in the central Republic of South Africa. 232,984.
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Noun1.Bloemfontein - the seat of the supreme courtBloemfontein - the seat of the supreme court  
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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Cronje surrendered at Paardeberg, Ladysmith was relieved, and at the beginning of March Lord Roberts marched into Bloemfontein.
The Department of Environmental Affairs will launch the South African Atmospheric Emission Licensing & Inventory Portal (SAAELIP) on 30 September in Bloemfontein.
Bloemfontein Primary School was the winner of a competition run by Anchor to win the cooking facilities after cookery and baking was added to the National Curriculum for primary aged children last year.
Bloemfontein in the 1950-1960's could have been regarded as the astronomical centre of South Africa.
Stating that he is disappointed by his team's defeat in Centurion, De Villiers said that both teams gave their best but sometimes a team cannot pitch up, adding that their condition in the Centurion Test was similar to Pakistan's loss in Bloemfontein, Sport24 reports.
More than 4,000 ANC delegates crammed into a marquee in the central city of Bloemfontein erupted into wild cheers when Zuma was confirmed in the top party post after comfortably seeing off a challenge by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
Summary: Bloemfontein, South Africa:The race to see who leads the ANC -- and likely South Africa .
He did his internship in Bloemfontein and was in geneneral practice there from 1952 to 1956.
League secretary Chris Betts, who was at the forefront of organising the trip for 17 boys from Bloemfontein, was delighted to receive a pleasant response from the South Africa visitors.
They will be away for 10 days in late July and early August and be based in Bloemfontein on the high veldt.
The tourist board's involvement trims the costs for invited teams and it's thought that the overall cost to Warwickshire would be no greater than that of their pre-season visit to Bloemfontein last year.
Summary: England have been knocked out of the 2010 World Cup, after a rampant Germany side ran out 4-1 victors in Bloemfontein.