Cape Town

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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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In die omgewing van Kaapstad het die besoekende seemanne die ekonomie en die informele werksektor aan die gang gehou.
Frans was van jongs af lief vir vlieg en het gereeld sy ernstige siek pasiente self na Kaapstad vervoer.
Atlantic Jewel's dam is by Sir Tristram's champion sire son Zabeel, while Mosheen's grand-dam is by the Sir Tristram stallion Kaapstad.
Care was taken to integrate newcomers from other European countries with the Dutch, speaking the Dutch language and conforming to the Reformed Church, and the eighteenth century saw the gradual evolution of the Afrikaner people as the little settlement grew into a town, now called Kaapstad (Cape Town).
David Elsworth's Persian Punch ran a blinder to finish third under top- weight in a field reduced to 22 by the withdrawal of Universal Prince and Kaapstad Way.
David Elsworth's Persian Punch ran a blinder to finish six lengths back in third under top weight, to emulate his third place of 1998, in a field reduced to 22 by the withdrawal of Universal Prince and Kaapstad Way.
Betting: 6 Big Pat, 7 Ethereal, 10 Rain Guage, Kaapstad Way, Sky Heights, Universal, 12 Marienbard, 14 Persian Punch, 16 bar.
William Hill's Melbourne Cup betting: 11-4 Universal Prince, 9-1 Native Jazz, 10-1 Kaapstad Way, 16-1 Marienbard, Persian Punch (from 25-1), Primrose Sands, Sale Of Century, 20-1 Big Pat, Ethereal, Freemason, The Secondmortgage, 25-1 bar.
Caulfield Cup runner-up Kaapstad Way remains favourite at 8-1 with local bookmaker Michael Eskander, ahead of Far Cry and Bohemiath at 9-1.
Hy ontvang vele eredoktorsgrade van onder andere die Rhodes Universiteit (1997), Universiteit van Kaapstad (2003), Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland (2003), Universiteit van die Witwatersrand (2004) asook die Universiteit van Kwazulu-Natal (2014).
That matched Eight Carat, who produced Diamond Lover, Kaapstad, Marquise, Mouawad and Octagonal, and Argentinean mare Chaldee, whose Group 1 winners included Vanity Handicap winner Potridee.