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North West

a province in N South Africa, created in 1994 from the NE part of Cape Province and part of Transvaal: agriculture and service industries. Capital: Mafikeng. Pop: 3 807 469 (2004 est). Area: 116 320 sq km (44 911 sq miles)
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  • Our rivals were there, and had hired the only available boat and crew to transport them to north west River.

    Bowdoin Boys in Labrador Jonathan Prince Cilley, Jr.
  • Later we took to the north west Arm, where cricket and other games were played.

    A Soldier's Life Edwin G. Rundle
  • The point of attack was to be the north west wall, between the Madeleine and the Comporté Gates.

  • On the 13th of August, we discovered another island to the north west.

    Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Edward Edwards
  • Our gods sent the north west winds to keep you in our hands; but you have been too strong for them.

    Caesar and Cleopatra George Bernard Shaw

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