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Matopo Hills

/məˈtəʊpə/
plural noun
1.
the granite hills south of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, where Cecil Rhodes chose to be buried
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  • The grave is about twenty-eight miles from Bulawayo, in the heart of the matopo hills.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Before them lay stretched the plain with its belt of forest-land, and in the distance the faint line of the matopo hills.

    The Ruined Cities of Zululand Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  • He had taken a wrong bearing, and was shaping a course which would lead him deeper and deeper into the heart of the matopo hills.

  • This rebellion lasted eight months, and the natives were finally driven into the matopo hills.

    South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson
  • During the two months we remained at Bulawayo efforts were made to secure a suitable location among the matopo hills.

    South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson
  • matopo hills or Mountains extend northeast and southwest for a distance of about sixty miles.

    South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson
  • He was supposed to have his abode in the matopo hills, several of which places are still pointed out.

    South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson

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