from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Karroo.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The vast plain in South Africa that borders the Kalahari Desert.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In physical geography, the name given to immense barren tracts of clayey table-land in South Africa, which often rise terrace-like to the height of 2,000 feet above the sea-level.
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South Africa (Klein Karoo?) or northern parts of Chile.
In much poorer rural Klein Karoo 300 kilometers to the west, just 1 percent of boys and 2 percent of girls weighed this much.
I and a bunch of friends went to South Africa, first to the Karoo, which is open country that looks a little like the real estate near Las Vegas.
The Big Empty, people in Cape Town called the Karoo, and now she saw why.
He feels a certain peace, clinging to the side of Swartberg Pass: The clouds are like huge silver battleships, the dusks like golden liquids—the Karoo is a place of raw light and monumental skies and relentless silence.
The research will establish the movements of the birds between their different South African strongholds, namely the Karoo, the
Laetitia Loff (councillor from Uniondale) Minister Dullah Omar noted that the Karoo was the last of the ten ANC regions to have launched.
The popular order of the day was the Karoo Lamb Burger followed by River Cafe Chocolate Brownies.
In a desolate Karoo village, three characters -- two Afrikaners and one English South African -- play out a timeless battle: small-minded fears versus artistic flights of freedom.
Those wide margins make me think of a wide Karoo sky, which is comforting and inspirational at the same time.
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