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Cape Town

noun
1.
a seaport in and the legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the SW part: also capital of Cape of Good Hope province.
Also, Capetown.
Afrikaans Kaapstad.
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Capetonian
[keyp-toh-nee-uh n] /keɪpˈtoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Cape Town

noun
1.
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 Town definition


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

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