Crocodile River

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Crocodile River

1. (Placename) a river in N South Africa, rising north of Johannesburg and flowing north-westerly into the Marico River on the Botswanan border; a tributary of the Limpopo
2. (Placename) a river that rises in NE South Africa, in the Kruger National Park, and flows south-easterly into Mozambique
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(lɪmˈpoʊ poʊ)

a river in S Africa, flowing from the N Republic of South Africa, through S Mozambique into the Indian Ocean. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long. Also called Crocodile River.
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Noun1.Crocodile River - an African riverCrocodile River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Mocambique, Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
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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At the par-five 13th, where the drive plays to a diagonal plateau and with water stretching all down the left side, he played two great shots and pitched perfectly on to the green perched menacingly above the Crocodile river - and with two putts got a safe par.
Pastor Jonathan Mthethwa tried to cross what is known locally as Crocodile River on foot.
It later emerged that the crocodile had escaped the nearby Amat Tninim ecological nature reserve, which attempts to recreate the ecosystem that existed in the nearby swamp known as Nahal Tninim ("Crocodile River"), so named because in ancient times, the Romans would take crocodiles from the river to fight gladiators at events in Caesarea.
DUDLEY -- Dudley Elementary School students and staff recently embarked on an educational journey from "Trinidad 2 Timbuktu'' during a weeklong residency by the African Gallery of Art of Clinton and Crocodile River Music.
At Ngwenya Lodge guests can literally reach out and touch the Crocodile River, overlooking the game fence of the Kruger National Park, which passes behind Ngwenya.
Release date- 19102012 - Eastern Platinum Limited reports operating results from the Crocodile River Mine for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.
Maurice Meyer, 32, and his teacher wife Nicole, 30, swam across the Crocodile River last weekend in an attempt to win the ticket.
Hippos and crocs inhabit Crocodile River which is the feature of the signature hole, the par-five fourth.
** SNELL, Danny (illus.) Diana Lawrenson (text) Crocodile River Working Title Press, 2009 unpaged $24.95 ISBN 9781876288921 SCIS 1404051
Eastern Platinum Limited (TSX: ELR) (AIM: ELR), a Canada-based mineral exploration company, has announced results of production from the Crocodile River Mine (CRM') for the quarter ended June 30, 2009.
And the 13th green sits about 50 feet above the bed of the Crocodile River, and at dusk or early in the morning the animals come to feed and drink.