Ciskei

[ sis-kahy ]

noun
  1. a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa on the Indian Ocean: granted independence in 1981 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 3,200 sq. mi. (8,300 sq. km). Capital: Bisho.

Other words from Ciskei

  • Cis·kei·an, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Ciskei

Ciskei

/ (ˈsɪskaɪ) /


noun
  1. (formerly) a Bantu homeland in SE South Africa; declared independent in 1981 but this was not recognized outside South Africa; abolished in 1993. Capital: Bisho (now Bhisho)

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