American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river rising in eastern South Africa and flowing about 1,207 km (750 mi) southwest to the Orange River.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A valley.
“Lack of service delivery in the Vaal is a very serious problem.”
“A ministry spokesman told Sapa that Van Schalkwyk was referring primarily to the industrial area of Durban South in KwaZulu-Natal, and the so-called Vaal Triangle industrial region in Gauteng, south of Soweto.”
“Mr Kheswa, also known as the Vaal Monster, was at the time of his death on July 10 being held in connection with several killings in Vaal Triangle townships.”
“The Vaal is a wide, brown river, with sandbanks through which it cuts its own channel.”
“Then, on September 3, 1984, the day on which the racist tricameral system and the new executive state president of South Africa were inaugurated, the so-called Vaal uprisings broke out, ushering in a new phase of militancy and resistance in South Africa.”
“We are encamped close to the Vaal, which is here a fine stream, as wide as the Thames at Richmond.”
“On the south bank of the Vaal were the Munster Fusiliers,”
“The Orange receives on its right bank its greatest affluent, the Vaal, which is between 500 and 600 miles in length.”
“They're aliens that worshipped an alien computer called "Vaal" in one of the classic original Star Trek episodes.”
“Worst of all, he was involved in a boat accident on the Vaal river in South Africa in 2009 that left him with a broken jaw, crushed cheekbone and 170 stitches patching his face together.”
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