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Jo·han·nes·burg

 (jō-hăn′ĭs-bûrg′, -hä′nĭs-)
The largest city of South Africa, in the northeast part of the country northwest of Durban. Founded in 1886 after the discovery of gold nearby, it is a major industrial center.
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Johannesburg

(dʒəʊˈhænɪsˌbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in N South Africa; the capital of Gauteng province: South Africa's largest city and chief industrial centre; grew with the establishment in 1886 of the gold-mining industry; University of Witwatersrand (1922). Pop: 957 441 (2011)
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Jo•han•nes•burg

(dʒoʊˈhæn ɪsˌbɜrg, -ˈhɑ nɪs-, yoʊ-)

n.
a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa. 1,609,408.
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Noun1.Johannesburg - city in the northeastern part of South Africa near PretoriaJohannesburg - city in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria; commercial center for diamond and gold industries
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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