Cape Town

Cape Town

Also, Capetown.
Afrikaans Kaapstad.

Capetonian [keyp-toh-nee-uhn] , noun
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Cape of Good Hope

noun
1.
a cape in S Africa, in the SW Republic of South Africa.
2.
Also called Cape Province. Formerly Cape Colony. a province in the Republic of South Africa. 277,169 sq. mi. (717,868 sq. km). Capital: Cape Town.
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Cape of Good Hope
 
n
a cape in SW South Africa south of Cape Town

Cape Town
 
n
the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay: founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop: 827 219 (2001)

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Cape of Good Hope definition


Point of land in southern South Africa, south of Cape Town. It is the southernmost tip of Africa.

Cape Town definition


Also Capetown; legislative capital of South Africa. (See also Pretoria.)

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