HyperDic: cape_colony

English > 1 sense of the expression Cape Colony:
NOUNlocationCape Colony, Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Provincea former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded / ceded to Great Britain in 1814
English > Cape Colony: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded / ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa.
SynonymsCape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province
Instance ofstate, provinceThe territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Part ofSouth Africa, Republic of South AfricaA republic at the southernmost part of Africa
CatalanCape Colony

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