Mafeking


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Mafeking

(ˈmæfɪˌkɪŋ)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1980) of Mafikeng

Maf•e•king

(ˈmæf ɪˌkɪŋ)

n.
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Brown accepted it with some surprise and read on it: "Cab to Wagga Wagga, 379, Mafeking Avenue, Putney.
Police cordoned off three streets - Mafeking Close, Long Lane and Celendine Close - while a number of people were evacuated for their safety.
1857: Lord Baden Powell, English hero of the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War and founder of the Boy Scout movement, was born in London.
1857: Lord Baden Powell (pictured), English hero of the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War and founder of the Boy Scout movement in 1908, was born in London.
Hard-fought British victories at the likes of Ladysmith and Mafeking were celebrated joyously around the country.
Within Ararat Rural City, it will include assessing the feasibility of expanding the pipeline network to the areas between Ararat and Westmere and from Mafeking to Buangor.
The Boer War 1899-1902: Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley, and Mafeking
Street cycle races cause concern, Stones bring Cardiff some Satisfaction, Mafeking vet in search for comrades, and much more made the news 50 years ago this week Estate cycle racing circuit idea not popular SOME people living on Caerphilly housing estates are perturbed about the prospect of seeing racing cyclists flashing down the street.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of a western part width of Pottery Bank and a length and two northern part widths of the highway connecting Pottery Bank to Mafeking Street at Walker, in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne.
1857: Lord Baden Powell, English hero of the siege |of Mafeking during the Boer War and founder of the Boy Scout movement in 1908, was born in London.
it, no states for course, 1900: The besieged town of Mafeking - the defenders ably led by future Boy Scouts founder Robert Baden Powell - was relieved by British forces in the Boer War after 217 days.
Fantasy Gladiator will arguably be the chief sufferer if this turns tactical, and as Mafeking is the only habitual frontrunner in the line-up, and he's used to setting the tempo in races over further than 1m, there's every chance that this will develop into a bit of a sprint from the home turn.