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Ta·ble Mountain

 (tā′bəl)
A flat-topped mountain, 1,086 m (3,563 ft) high, near Cape Town, South Africa.
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Table Mountain

n
(Placename) a mountain in SW South Africa, overlooking Cape Town and Table Bay: flat-topped and steep-sided. Height: 1087 m (3567 ft)
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Ta′ble Moun′tain


n.
a mountain in the Republic of South Africa, near Cape Town. 3550 ft. (1080 m).
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Tafelberg
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See Lawrence Gann and Peter Duignan: Why South Africa will Survive, Cape Town, Tafelberg, 1981, p.
This was made possible by the outstanding story in the first place, secondly by the great care the publisher, Tafelberg, took in providing the book with an inspirational prologue and a moving epilogue, and magnificent illustrations.
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