Republic of South Africa


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Noun1.Republic of South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of AfricaRepublic of 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)
trek - a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
laager, lager - a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
biltong - meat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
PAGAD, People against Gangsterism and Drugs - a terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti-western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of conducting bouts of urban terrorism
Qibla - a small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa
British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations - an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
KwaZulu-Natal, Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; "Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"
capital of South Africa, Pretoria - city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa
Cape Town - port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
Johannesburg - city in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria; commercial center for diamond and gold industries
Kimberley - city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing
Durban - a port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center
Orange Free State, Free State - a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997
Transvaal - a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers
Cape Colony, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape Province - 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
Bloemfontein - the seat of the supreme court
Soweto - a large collection of African townships to the southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa; inhabited solely by Black Africans
Kalahari, Kalahari Desert - a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
kopje, koppie - a small hill rising up from the African veld
Crocodile River, Limpopo - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Orange River, Orange - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
Sotho - a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
Batswana, Bechuana, Tswana - a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
South African - a native or inhabitant of South Africa
Xhosa - a member of the Negroid people of southern South Africa
kafir, kaffir - an offensive and insulting term for any Black African
mealie - an ear of corn
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HRH Crown Prince wished the President permanent good health and happiness and the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa steady progress and prosperity.
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