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Lim·po·po(lĭm-pō′pō) also Croc·o·dile River (krŏk′ə-dīl′)
A river of southeast Africa rising near Johannesburg in northeast South Africa and flowing about 1,770 km (1,100 mi) in a northeast-southeast arc to the Indian Ocean in southern Mozambique.
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1. (Placename) a province of NE South Africa, comprising the N part of the former province of Transvaal: agriculture and service industries. Capital: Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg). Pop: 5 404 868 (2011 est). Area: 123 910 sq km (47 842 sq miles). Former name (1994–2002): Northern Province
2. (Placename) a river in SE Africa, rising in E South Africa and flowing northeast, then southeast as the border between South Africa and Zimbabwe and through Mozambique to the Indian Ocean. Length: 1770 km (1100 miles)
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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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|Noun||1.||Limpopo - 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
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