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Western Province

noun
1.
another name for Western Cape
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  • They ought to have put him into some western province magistracy.

    A Veldt Vendetta Bertram Mitford
  • Accordingly Weyler announced that the western province was pacified.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Her own family were western province people and lived far up in the Karroo.

    'Tween Snow and Fire Bertram Mitford
  • The western province was so entirely Irish that the King could hardly have interfered effectually with Papal nominees.

  • This comes naturally because he was born fifty years ago on a farm in what is known as the western province in the Karoo country.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Britain has enjoyed less continuity of civilization than any other western province; in Britain the survivals are even fewer.

    Ancient Town-Planning F. Haverfield
  • This insect is the chief mythological personage of the Bushmen of the western province.

  • The Hottentots have been terribly demoralized, and even partially destroyed by it in the western province.

  • In the western province of Ceylon it is replaced by a drongo having less white in the plumage.

    Jungle Folk Douglas Dewar
  • From this period, however, the prelates of Tuam appear prominently in the history of the western province.

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