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South African Republic

noun
1.
former name of Transvaal.
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  • This is the South African Republic, and we don't care overmuch about law here.'

    Jess H. Rider Haggard
  • Yet to the fortunate possessors of the South African Republic this happened.

    The Last Boer War H. Rider Haggard
  • There are about 12 districts in the South African Republic which must be evacuated if the war is to go on.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • The surrender of a portion of the territory of the South African Republic.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
  • And in the South African Republic the situation was very similar.

    Three Years' War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • It was of good augury for the speedy subjugation of the South African Republic.

    A Handbook of the Boer War Gale and Polden, Limited
  • It will be admitted that this is an enormous item in comparison with the total income of the South African Republic.

    A Century of Wrong F. W. Reitz
  • You have heard how in the South African Republic not many years ago the war of liberty was fought.

    The Master's Indwelling Andrew Murray
  • The treaty arrived at was practically an apology on the part of the South African Republic.

    The Transvaal from Within J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • Within a few years the South African Republic was ranked among the first gold-producing countries of the world.

    A Century of Wrong F. W. Reitz

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