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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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Well, they sent me from Capetown to be junior to him, and a jolly good move for me too.
Then, when he made his way to CapeTown for the event his plans were further thrown into turmoil as high winds forced organisers to cancel the race.
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Speaking at Entertainment Weekly's CapeTown film Fest, studio boss Kevin Feige said that they have a number of candidates from the comics and from the movies they've already made, but it's just a matter of finding the right storyline, the right filmmaker and the right time, News 24 reported.
Stanishev's election was announced in Capetown, South Africa, the Socialist International, the worldwide organization of social democratic, socialist and labor parties, is holding its 24th Congress.
The six competing teams set sail in October last year, moving off from the Spanish port of Alicante on the way to Capetown, South Africa - a 6,500-mile journey.
After service with the Fleet Air Arm during World War II, he studied medicine at Capetown University.