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 (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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(lɪmˈpoʊ poʊ)

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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Noun1.Limpopo - an African riverLimpopo - 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
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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But the warriors might not rest; again they were doctored for war, and sent out by tens of thousands to conquer Sotyangana, chief of the people who live north of the Limpopo. They went singing, after the king had looked upon them and bidden them return victorious or not at all.
All of Anglo American Platinum's managed tailings dams have been constructed using the upstream method, except the Blinkwater dam at Mogalakwena mine in the Limpopo province of South Africa, which uses a downstream method of construction, and Dam 1 at Unki mine, which uses a hybrid downstream and upstream method.
Team Swift Botswana, which participated at the just ended Tour de Limpopo UCI Africa tour 2.2 stage, was classified number 14 out of the 18 participating teams, registering an improved outcome from their last year performance.
Limpopo master, Kcee has finally released his much-talked album, Eastern Culture.
Rural Limpopo children had the lowest values for all the variables except for height, which was significantly lower in urban Limpopo children (p<0.05).
Abstract The Limpopo Province is one of the poorer provinces in South Africa, facing the challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment.
I imagined once there were njuzu swimming in the Limpopo, water spirits to charm but yes truly, to charm.
The world's biggest platinum producer said the worker, a member of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), was killed in a "violent outbreak" when police tried to clear a barricaded road leading to the company's Union mine in the Northern Limpopo province, Reuters reported.
Jacobs said her second fire-fighting task had been to set up another workshop in May, consisting mainly of the strife- and controversy-ridden Limpopo Province's hospital CEOs, quality managers and some district teams.
The Massinger Dam is located in the Limpopo National Park and is part of the Great Limpopo Trans frontier Park, a breeding ground for Nile crocodiles.
The rhinoceros has been hunted to extinction in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park, according to reports.