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

  • See Witwatersrand.
  • Rand, Ayn 1905-1982. Russian-born American writer primarily known for her polemical novels, such as The Fountainhead (1943), which espouse the doctrines of objectivism and political libertarianism.

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  • proper n. The Witwatersrand, a gold-mining geographic area also known as the Reef in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, of which the principal city is Johannesburg.
  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From Afrikaans, from Dutch rand; compare English rand.

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