Eastern Cape

  1. a province of S South Africa; formed in 1994 from the E part of the former Cape Province: service industries, agriculture, and mining. Capital: Bhisho (formerly Bisho). Pop: 7 088 547 (2004 est). Area: 169 600 sq km (65 483 sq miles): Also called: Eastern Province

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How to use Eastern Cape in a sentence

  • The Eastern Cape is hilly and broken, but the western extremity tails off in a low stretch of flat land.

  • From hence they sailed again the last of July, and steered directly to the Eastern Cape of the isle called Punta d'Espada.

  • Thence I proceeded to Eastern Cape, and from there made a trip seaward, to the eastward, but with similar barren results.

    Perseverance Island | Douglas Frazar
  • It is only thirteen leagues distant from the Eastern Cape of Siberia.

    Captain Cook | W.H.G. Kingston