- a seaport in SE Natal, in the E Republic of South Africa.
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The other big new South African DJ-producer is Culoe De Song, born Culolethu Zulu in Durban.South African Music Vies for the World Stage
July 23, 2010
The real 'do' in Durban is surfing or other beach-based activities.
That said, my big avoid in Durban is the Sun Coast Casino complex (at the end of Snell Parade).
It was only two miles long and extended from the city of Durban to its harbor.The Railroad Question
My dear boy, he wasn't; he died of fever at Durban—quite comfortably, in a bed.The Hero
William Somerset Maugham
These reinforcements arrived in Durban harbour on the 25th of June 1842.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)
I told him Durban, and in my turn asked why he wanted to know.The Ivory Child
H. Rider Haggard
It was to Durban that the fugitive had taken ship at Naples.Young Blood
E. W. Hornung
- a port in E South Africa, in E KwaZulu/Natal province on the Indian Ocean: University of Natal (1909); resort and industrial centre, with oil refineries, shipbuilding yards, etc. Pop: 536 644 (2001)
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