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[kroo-gerz-dawrp; Dutch kry-khuh rs-dawrp] /ˈkru gərzˌdɔrp; Dutch ˈkrü xərsˌdɔrp/
a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa, NW of Johannesburg. Unabridged
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  • Neither will anyone ever determine the number of Boers killed at Krugersdorp.

    South African Memories Lady Sarah Wilson
  • 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.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • On November 26th Clements was back at Krugersdorp again with cattle and prisoners.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Krugersdorp from out of their hiding-places, as the Generals wanted to concentrate all the small bands for some great undertaking.

    On Commando Dietlof Van Warmelo
  • Having had no mails, we sallied forth with Mr. Clements in the direction of Krugersdorp, with four days' rations.

    A Yeoman's Letters P. T. Ross
  • On November 13th he was at Krugersdorp, the southern extremity of his beat.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • There were three or four wounded Boers in the Krugersdorp hospital, and apparently no others have been reported.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Another eighteen miles on the 31st brought us to within about eight of Krugersdorp.

    The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
  • The district round Krugersdorp was greatly disaffected, and contests between British and Boers occurred almost daily.

British Dictionary definitions for Krugersdorp


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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