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[jur-muh-stuh n]
  1. a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa.
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Historical Examples

  • Then some one went to Germiston and fired at a passing cloud; but there was no rain.

    The Transvaal from Within

    J. P. Fitzpatrick

  • From the neighbourhood of the Klip River the troops pushed on rapidly to Germiston without meeting with serious opposition.

British Dictionary definitions for germiston


  1. a city in South Africa, southeast of Johannesburg: industrial centre, with the world's largest gold refinery, serving the Witwatersrand mines. Pop: 139 721 (2001)
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