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

  • The legislative capital of South Africa, in the extreme southwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It was founded in 1652 as a supply station for the Dutch East Indies Company. Population: 2,890,000.

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  • proper n. The legislative capital of South Africa.

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  • n. port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa


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