transvaaler

Transvaal

[trans-vahl, tranz-]
noun
a province in the NE Republic of South Africa. 110,450 sq. mi. (286,066 sq. km). Capital: Pretoria.

Transvaaler, noun
Transvaalian, adjective
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Transvaal (trænzˈvɑːl)
 
n
former province of NE South Africa: colonized by the Boers after the Great Trek (1836); became a British colony in 1902; joined South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 for administrative purposes by a new system of provinces (Eastern Transvaal (later Mpumalanga), Northern Transvaal (later Limpopo), Gauteng, and North West province). Capital: Pretoria

Transvaaler (ˌtrænzˈvɑːlə)
 
n
a native or inhabitant of the former South African province of Transvaal

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