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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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Examples from the Web for Krugersdorp
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  • 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
  • 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
  • On November 26th Clements was back at Krugersdorp again with cattle and prisoners.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • From Krugersdorp there is a railway through Johannesburg to the Springs.

  • Neither will anyone ever determine the number of Boers killed at Krugersdorp.

    South African Memories Lady Sarah Wilson
  • I will bring at least, or about, 300 men to meet you at Krugersdorp.

    The Transvaal from Within J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • He addressed us and explained his reason for countermanding the attack on Krugersdorp.

    On Commando

    Dietlof Van Warmelo
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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