from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of South Africa, in the northeast part of the country northwest of Durban. Founded in 1886 after the discovery of gold nearby, it is a major industrial center. Population: 3,220,000.
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- proper n. The largest city of South Africa.
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- n. city in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria; commercial center for diamond and gold industries
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CHARLAYNE HUNTER-GAULT, JOHANNESBURG BUREAU CHIEF: Tumi, we're here in Soweto's Avalon Cemetery, one of the largest in the Johannesburg area.
JOHANNESBURG: At least eight people were killed when gunmen opened fire on some 2,000 job-seekers queuing outside a factory southeast of Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG: The South African National Civics Organisation has called on bond defaulters to support a mass march in Johannesburg tomorrow.
JOHANNESBURG: South African police in a northern Johannesburg township were on alert as the Jukskei River looked set to burst its banks ahead of a visit by Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem
JOHANNESBURG - Disgruntled minibus taxi drivers threatened to disrupt Rugby World Cup matches in South Africa's commerical capital Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG, July 4 (Reuter) - Four people were hacked and burned to death at a squatter camp near Johannesburg on Tuesday, police said.
JOHANNESBURG - Burundi's Foreign Minister Jean-Marie Ngendahayo has resigned and has sought temporary refuge in Johannesburg, a close relative said.
JOHANNESBURG: (Regional Court) Ron Jason Anily, 38, on charges of defrauding a Johannesburg widow of R1. 8 million (ANILY fm Feb 2)
JOHANNESBURG - South African police said they were searching for an alleged British mercenary freed on bail after being charged with the murders of two black men near Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG - The commercial centre of Johannesburg was virtually brought to a standstill as hundreds of thousands of fans hailed the South Africans 'Rugby World Cup triumph.