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Krugersdorp

[kroo-gerz-dawrp; Dutch kry-khuhrs-dawrp]
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noun
  1. a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa, NW of Johannesburg.
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Examples from the Web for krugersdorp

Historical Examples

  • This day, Monday (November 12th), the column marched into Krugersdorp.

    A Yeoman's Letters

    P. T. Ross

  • General Kemp (Krugersdorp) remarked that the matter was most serious.

  • Krugersdorp—the place where the Boers interrupted the Jameson raid.

    Following the Equator, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • The lady whose guest I was in Krugersdorp gave me the figures.

    Following the Equator, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • On November 13th he was at Krugersdorp, the southern extremity of his beat.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle


British Dictionary definitions for krugersdorp

Krugersdorp

noun
  1. a city in NE South Africa, in the Witwatersrand, at an altitude of 1720 m (5650 ft): a gold-, manganese-, and uranium-mining centre. Pop: 86 618 (2001)
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