Bhisho

/ (ˈbɪʃəʊ) /

noun

a town in S S Africa, on the Buffalo River adjacent to King Williams Town; the capital of Eastern Cape, it was formerly the capital of the Ciskei Bantu homeland: it is the centre of a sheep and cattle ranching area with various industries

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