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Griqualand East

[ gree-kwuh-land, grik-wuh- ]
/ ˈgri kwəˌlænd, ˈgrɪk wə- /
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noun
a former district in S South Africa, SW of Natal.
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Griqualand East
/ (ˈɡriːkwəˌlænd, ˈɡrɪk-) /

noun
an area of central South Africa: settled in 1861 by Griquas led by Adam Kok III; annexed to the Cape Colony in 1879; part of the Transkei, 1903–93. Chief town: Kokstad. Area: 17 100 sq km (6602 sq miles)
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