Pretoria

[pri-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-]
noun
a city in and the administrative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the NE part: also the capital of Transvaal.
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Transvaal

[trans-vahl, tranz-]
noun
a province in the NE Republic of South Africa. 110,450 sq. mi. (286,066 sq. km). Capital: Pretoria.

Transvaaler, noun
Transvaalian, adjective
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Pretoria (prɪˈtɔːrɪə)
 
n
Also called: Tshwane a city in N South Africa, the administrative capital of South Africa; formerly capital of Transvaal province: two universities (1873, 1930); large steelworks. Pop: 525 384 (2001)

Transvaal (trænzˈvɑːl)
 
n
former province of NE South Africa: colonized by the Boers after the Great Trek (1836); became a British colony in 1902; joined South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 for administrative purposes by a new system of provinces (Eastern Transvaal (later Mpumalanga), Northern Transvaal (later Limpopo), Gauteng, and North West province). Capital: Pretoria

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Pretoria [(pri-tawr-ee-uh)]

Administrative capital of South Africa. (See also Cape Town.)

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Indeed, all of them remained economically dependent on pretoria.
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