a seaport in and the legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the SW part: also capital of Cape of Good Hope province.
- Afrikaans Kaapstad.
- Cape·to·ni·an [keyp-toh-nee-uhn], /keɪpˈtoʊ ni ən/, noun
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How to use Cape Town in a sentence
Researchers in Cape Town are starting local clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine designed to protect people from infection caused by variants of the coronavirus, now and in the future.Cape Town is testing a Covid-19 vaccine designed to protect against new variants | Brian Browdie | February 23, 2021 | Quartz
Pinkham had gone on to found Amazon’s software development center in Cape Town.The South African origins of Andy Jassy’s profitable Amazon division | Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu | February 7, 2021 | Quartz
New roles Aryn Baker becomes a Senior Correspondent covering the human impacts of climate change and other topics Aryn recently completed her move from Cape Town to Rome.TIME Announces New Editorial Hires, Promotions and Roles | TIME Staff | February 5, 2021 | Time
With the disproportionate influence of Silicon Valley investment on Africa’s top tech hubs in Lagos, Nairobi and Cape Town, this debate isn’t going away anytime soon.Why the Silicon Valley-style investment approach isn’t best for African startups | Yinka Adegoke | January 19, 2021 | Quartz
You haven’t experienced Cape Town if you haven’t tried the Cape Malay pickled fish.
In 2012, Nicholas and Chris Grava worked at an orphanage in an impoverished area in Cape Town, South Africa.Dancing Grandpas, Morgan Freeman Impressions, and More Viral Videos | Jack Holmes | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The happy email is from a South African woman, Lou, whom I met in Cape Town last year.
The woman claimed that the pictures she posted were taken in the fall of 2013 in Cape Town.
He attended the American International School of Cape Town and reports, “I loved it and made some great friends there.”
On February 11, 1990, Mandela left prison and rode into Cape Town past miles of cheering crowds.
Masters and I arranged to come home together and eventually reached Cape Town.Uncanny Tales | Various
Their chief station is Genadendal, eighty miles east of Cape Town, which has several smaller stations grouped around it.Robert Moffat | David J. Deane
Then there was at Cape Town something like a famine of news; by far the latest and most trustworthy came from London.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
She is indifferent to the gentleman in the Cape Town penal settlement?An Old Man's Love | Anthony Trollope
Cape Town presented a series of wide, regularly arranged streets, intersecting each other, their sides sheltered by foliage trees.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army | Charles Alexander Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for Cape Town
the legislative capital of South Africa and capital of Western Cape province, situated in the southwest on Table Bay: founded in 1652, the first White settlement in southern Africa; important port. Pop: 827 219 (2001)
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Cultural definitions for Cape Town
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