Cape Colony

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Cape Colony

n
(Placename) the name from 1652 until 1910 of the former Cape Province of South Africa

Cape′ of Good` Hope′


n.
1. a cape in S Africa, in the SW Republic of South Africa.
2. Also called Cape′ Prov`ince. Formerly, Cape Colony. a province in the Republic of South Africa. 7,443,500; 277,169 sq. mi. (717,868 sq. km).Cap.: Cape Town.
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Noun1.Cape Colony - a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces 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)
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28 na Sarah du Toit Luttig ("'n Burgemeestersvrou uitgeknip") verwys word wie se mense "op pad Kaapkolonie toe" is.
Tijdens de Anglo-Boerenoorlog hadden de Afrikaners uit noord (de voormalige Boerenrepublieken Transvaal en Oranje-Vrijstaat) en zuid (Kaapkolonie) ervaren dat ze, hoewel ze ver uit elkaar woonden en door staatkundige grenzen van elkaar werden gescheiden, toch tot een en dezelfde natie behoorden.
Die Trekboer in die Geskiedenis van die Kaapkolonie (translated as The Migrant Farmer in the History of the Cape Colony) was, in fact, written second in the trilogy (Cape Town, 1938) but, both chronologically and thematically, it comes first.
De Wet se mislukte inval in die Kaapkolonie: "Het regende nog steeds toen hij elf dagen later met de staart tussen de benen terugglibberde naar Transvaal." (504)