Definitions

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  • n. A person from South Africa or of South African descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to South Africa, or the South African people.

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  • n. a native or inhabitant of South Africa
  • adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of South Africa or its people

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Examples

  • HARARE, Zimbabwe - The foreign ministry said it will ignore what it called the South African media's "venomous attacks" against President Robert Mugabe and his government.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • By the time I called the South African Consulate and some U.S. and South African officials, it was too late -- the decision had already been made to revoke my visa and 'deport' me.

    Adam Habib: Banned: Why a South African is Going to Court in the U.S.

  • Pixley ka-Isaka Seme's idea of creating a national organisation to fight for the rights of the African people of South Africa came to fruition when the African National Congress, under the name South African Native's National Congress, was founded on 8

    STATEMENT BY THE ANC ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 80TH ANNIVERSARY

  • WASHINGTON - In honor of Nelson Mandela's 93rd birthday on Monday, President Barack Obama is calling the South African leader "a beacon for the global community, and for all who work for democracy, justice and reconciliation."

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • In honor of Nelson Mandela's 93rd birthday on Monday, President Barack Obama is calling the South African leader "a beacon for the global community, and for all who work for democracy, justice and reconciliation."

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • He ordered the crab ravioli and the Tasmanian sea trout (which I spent the rest of the weekend calling South African sea trout, for no apparent reason).

    Verena von Pfetten: How The Secret Got Me A Dinner Reservation

  • The Mandela story is very much about the man, but it is so much more about the struggle of the people and how Mandela was "just" the catalysta very powerful catalyst of course in changing the obvious heinous nature of the then so called South African government.

    Filmstalker: Dennis Haysbert plays Nelson Mandela

  • QUESTION: Can you elaborate on what you've called the South African model?

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2003

  • What I will call "grade A" cooperation is what Hans Blix has called the South African model, where you don't just have access and all the process allowed by the inspectors; you have guidance to where the materials and the documents are, the presentation of where they are and the offering up for destruction of what the Iraqis have.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2003

  • It was unclear, however, what their optimism was based on as disagreements over what to call South African port and sherry have long frustrated negotiators who took years to cobble together a daft overall deal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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