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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern South Africa on Durban Bay, an inlet of the Indian Ocean. First visited by Vasco da Gama in 1497, the site was settled after the arrival of the British in 1824. Durban is a major seaport and year-round resort. Population: 3,090,000.

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  • proper n. Seaport in Natal Province, Republic of South Africa.

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  • n. a port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center

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Examples

  • DURBAN, South Africa - South African Red Cross officials appealed Friday for urgent donations for flood victims around the eastern cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, March 1 (Reuter) - ANC President Nelson Mandela and Inkatha leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi went into a face-to-face meeting on their own in Durban on Tuesday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, South Africa - The bodies of at least seven people were found in Bhambayi black township near the port of Durban early, the eve of national safety and security day, police said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, South Africa, March 9 (Reuter) - Police said on Wednesday they were investigating 64 counts of culpable homicide against the driver of a commuter train that crashed near Durban on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, Sept 11 (Reuter) - Two men were shot dead in overnight violence in Bhambayi squatter settlement outside Durban, police said on Sunday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN - At least 11 blacks were killed when attackers raided an African National Congress aligned section of a black squatter settlement near South Africa's port city of Durban, police said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, South Africa - Twenty-five crew members were rescued by helicopter from a Taiwanese fishing vessel that ran aground near the South African port of Durban, officials said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, March 19 (Reuter) - About 120 Zulus on Saturday vowed they would occupy an KwaMashu stadium to prevent the ANC from holding an election rally in the township near Durban.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN, March 26 (Reuter) - SADF troops moved into Bhambayi squatter settlement south of Durban on Saturday after four people, including two toddlers, were shot dead in ANC-Inkatha clashes overnight, witnesses and police said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DURBAN - Attackers stabbed and hacked to death nine women and girls, including a five-month-old baby, in their home in a black rural area near Port Shepstone, south of Durban.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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