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Cape of Good Hope

noun
  1. a cape in S Africa, in the SW Republic of South Africa.
  2. Also called Cape Province. Formerly Cape Colony. a province in the Republic of South Africa. 277,169 sq. mi. (717,868 sq. km). Capital: Cape Town.
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Cape Province

noun
  1. a former province of S South Africa; replaced in 1994 by the new provinces of Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and part of North-West. Capital: Cape TownOfficial name: Cape of Good Hope Province Former name (1652–1910): Cape Colony
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Cape of Good Hope

noun
  1. a cape in SW South Africa south of Cape Town
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cape province in Culture

Cape of Good Hope

Point of land in southern South Africa, south of Cape Town. It is the southernmost tip of Africa.

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