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Vereeniging

[fuh-rey-nuh-khuh ng] /fəˈreɪ nə xəŋ/
noun
1.
a city in the S Transvaal, in NE Republic of South Africa, S of Johannesburg.
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  • Under the Treaty of Vereeniging we undertook that no franchise should be extended to natives before the grant of self-government.

    Liberalism and the Social Problem Winston Spencer Churchill
  • The Delegates at Vereeniging would have to adopt it as it was, or reject it.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
  • He wanted to cross the railway at a place between Vereeniging and Meyerton Station.

    Three Years' War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • I was a fellow of Trinity, and the Peace of Vereeniging had just been signed.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • De Wet was one of the signatories to the peace of Vereeniging, and had since held Ministerial office.

  • At seven o'clock the Commission left Pretoria and returned to Vereeniging.

    Three Years' War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • He was declared President, in the place of Steyn, at Vereeniging on the 29th.

  • You can now ride from Vereeniging to Piet Relief, and only here and there will you come across a few cattle.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • Our first intention was to proceed to Vereeniging, there to join General Botha's forces.

  • The delegates chosen by the conference at Vereeniging arrived at Pretoria on the 20th May.

British Dictionary definitions for Vereeniging

Vereeniging

/fəˈriːnɪhɪŋ; və-/
noun
1.
a city in E South Africa: scene of the signing (1902) of the treaty ending the Boer War. Pop: 79 630 (2001)
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