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

  • A city of west-central Zimbabwe southwest of Harare. It was founded by the British in 1893. Population: 676,000.

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  • n. industrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe


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  • The territory around Bulawayo is also devoted chiefly to cattle-raising, and wheat, cotton and maize are becoming more important crops each successive year.

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  • Every few weeks, JP Kumalo, a 43-year old Zimbabwean trader travels from the southwestern Zimbabwean town of Bulawayo, which is far closer to the

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  • A similar exercise will be carried out in the second largest city of Bulawayo, which is another MDC stronghold, as well as other cities, the paper said.

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  • Thirty-five of the women activists began their march more than a week ago to the capital Harare from the southern city of Bulawayo, which is 440 kilometres (265 miles) from Harare.

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  • I mean, there was a tournament going on, the business community in Bulawayo, which is the most prosperous city perhaps in Zimbabwe, not that that's saying anything.

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  • The "Place of Slaughter," as the Zulu word Bulawayo is interpreted, was founded about 1838 by Lobengula's father, Mosilikatze, some distance south of the present town, and continued to be the royal residence till its occupation by the British South Africa Company's forces in November 1893, when a new town was founded.

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  • Organisers admitted the work stoppage, called Monday, had largely failed on the first day in Harare, but said it had received better responses in other cities such as Bulawayo and Mutare.

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo, Nacala on the northern Mozambique coast and Cape Town, and junctions such as Bulawayo, De Aar and

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  • "Everyone knows that I own York House in Bulawayo which is of higher value.

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  • The Daily News came into being after decades of domination by the pro ZANU-PF Zimbabwe Newspapers group, which produced two dailies, the Herald in Harare and the Chronicle in second city Bulawayo.

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