Cape of Good Hope


noun

a cape in southern Africa, in the southwestern part of the Republic of South Africa.
a province in the Republic of South Africa. 277,169 sq. mi. (717,868 sq. km). Capital: Cape Town.Also called Cape Province. Formerly Cape Colony .

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British Dictionary definitions for Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope

noun

a cape in SW South Africa south of Cape Town
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Cultural definitions for Cape of Good Hope

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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