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Transvaal

[trans-vahl, tranz-] /trænsˈvɑl, trænz-/
noun
1.
a province in the NE Republic of South Africa. 110,450 sq. mi. (286,066 sq. km).
Capital: Pretoria.
Related forms
Transvaaler, noun
Transvaalian, adjective
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  • Nor are they in transvaalian territory, but that of the Tebelé, beyond the Limpopo river, and journeying on north.

    The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for transvaalian

Transvaalian

/trænzˈvɑːlɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the former South African province of Transvaal or its inhabitants

Transvaal

/trænzˈvɑːl/
noun
1.
former province of NE South Africa: colonized by the Boers after the Great Trek (1836); became a British colony in 1902; joined South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 for administrative purposes by a new system of provinces (Eastern Transvaal (later Mpumalanga), Northern Transvaal (later Limpopo), Gauteng, and North West province). Capital: Pretoria
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