HyperDic: south_africa

English > 1 sense of the expression South Africa:
NOUNlocationSouth Africa, Republic of South Africaa republic at the southernmost part of Africa
English > South Africa: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers).
SynonymRepublic of South Africa
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
Member ofBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of NationsAn 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
MembersSothoA member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
South AfricanA native or inhabitant of South Africa
Tswana, Bechuana, BatswanaA member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
XhosaA member of the Negroid people of southern South Africa
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
PartsBloemfonteinThe seat of the supreme court
Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape ColonyA former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded / ceded to Great Britain in 1814
Cape Townport city in southwestern South Africa
DurbanA port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
Free State, Orange Free StateA province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers
Johannesburgcity in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria
Kalahari, Kalahari DesertA desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana
Kimberleycity in central South Africa
Limpopo, Crocodile RiverAn African river
Natal, KwaZulu-NatalA region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
Orange, Orange RiverA river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
Pretoria, capital of South Africacity in the Transvaal
SowetoA large collection of African townships to the southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa
TransvaalA province of northeastern South Africa originally / originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu
Region ofPeople against Gangsterism and Drugs, PAGADA terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords
QiblaA small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s
biltongmeat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
kaffir, kafir, caffer, caffreAn offensive and insulting term for any Black African
kopje, koppieA small hill rising up from the African veld
laager, lagerA camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
mealieAn ear of corn
trekA journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
SpanishÁfrica del Sur, República de Sudáfrica, Republic of South Africa, South Africa, Sudáfrica, Suráfrica
CatalanÀfrica del Sud, República de Sud-àfrica, República de Sudàfrica, Sud-àfrica, Sudàfrica, Sud Àfrica
AdjectivesAfrikaans, Afrikanerbelonging or relating to white people of South Africa whose ancestors were Dutch or to their language
South Africanof or pertaining to or characteristic of South Africa or its people

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