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Ciskei

[sis-kahy] /ˈsɪs kaɪ/
noun
1.
a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa on the Indian Ocean: granted independence in 1981 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 3200 sq. mi. (8300 sq. km).
Capital: Bisho.
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Ciskeian, adjective, noun
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Ciskei

/ˈsɪskaɪ/
noun
1.
(formerly) a Bantu homeland in SE South Africa; declared independent in 1981 but this was not recognized outside South Africa; abolished in 1993. Capital: Bisho (now Bhisho)
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