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Bloemfontein

[bloom-fon-teyn] /ˈblum fɒnˌteɪn/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of the Orange Free State, in the central Republic of South Africa.

Orange Free State

noun
1.
a province in central Republic of South Africa: a Boer republic 1854–1900; a British colony (Orange River Colony, ) 1900–10. 49,647 sq. mi. (128,586 sq. km).
Capital: Bloemfontein.
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Bloemfontein

/ˈbluːmfɒnˌteɪn/
noun
1.
a city in central South Africa: capital of Free State province and judicial capital of the country. Pop: 111 698 (2001)

Orange Free State

noun
1.
a former province of central South Africa, between the Orange and Vaal rivers: settled by Boers in 1836 after the Great Trek; annexed by Britain in 1848; became a province of South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 by the new province of Free State; economy based on agriculture and mineral resources (esp gold and uranium). Capital: Bloemfontein
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