Orange River

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Orange River

A river, about 2,100 km (1,305 mi) long, of Lesotho, South Africa, and Namibia flowing southwest, northwest, and west to the Atlantic Ocean. It is used extensively for irrigation.
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Noun1.Orange River - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic OceanOrange River - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
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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