Cape Colony

Cape Colony

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Cape Colony
 
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the name from 1652 until 1910 of the former Cape Province of South Africa

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cape colony

British colony established in 1806 in what is now South Africa. With the formation of the Union of South Africa (1910), the colony became the province of the Cape of Good Hope (q.v.), also called Cape Province.

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