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[duh-mahr-uh-land, dam-er-uh-]
  1. a region in the central part of Namibia.
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Examples from the Web for damaraland

Historical Examples

  • Damaraland is alternatively known as Hereroland, both names being derived from the tribes inhabiting the region.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9


  • You shall have the tail, if I have to ride a ‘camel’ right through to Damaraland to secure it.

  • In Damaraland missionaries have labored earnestly for many years, but the results thus far have been meagre.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • The rainfall in Damaraland and Namaqualand averages only about three inches a year.

  • The genus is confined to certain localities in Damaraland and adjoining territory on the west coast of tropical South Africa.

British Dictionary definitions for damaraland


  1. a plateau region of central Namibia, the traditional homeland of the Damara people
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