[drah-kuh nz-burg]
Also called Quathlamba.
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Contemporary Examples of drakensberg

  • If you're up for a drive and a gorgeous scenic adventure, consider a jaunt to the Drakensberg Mountains.

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    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    July 10, 2010

Historical Examples of drakensberg

  • It rained a great deal when these Boer forces hastened to the Drakensberg.

  • The enemy's forces went in the direction of the Drakensberg.

  • Standerton was reached in November, after operations along the Drakensberg.

    Two Years on Trek

    Louis Eugne du Moulin

  • I am told that up in the Drakensberg yonder the ant-bear holes are full of Englishmen.


    H. Rider Haggard

  • Far away to the east the dark serrated range of the Drakensberg rose in a mighty wall.

    London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

    Winston Spencer Churchill

British Dictionary definitions for drakensberg


  1. a mountain range in southern Africa, extending through Lesotho, E South Africa, and Swaziland. Highest peak: Thabana Ntlenyana, 3482 m (11 425 ft)Sotho name: Quathlamba
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