Joburg

/ (ˈdʒəʊˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

informal JohannesburgSee also Jozi

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Example sentences from the Web for Joburg

  • As the largest city in South Africa, there is much see and do in JoBurg.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|July 10, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • "Joburg" is the local term used almost exclusively by South Africans when speaking of Johannesburg.

  • We think that 'Joburg' (strong emphasis on 'Joburg') is one of the hottest places in the world.

    An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson