- a region in the S Republic of South Africa: inhabited mostly by the Xhosa.
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Kaffraria is one of the most fertile regions in South Africa.
Unlike Zulus, the natives throughout Kaffraria live in colonies.
One of the tribes of Kaffraria is the Fingo, a good native for the mines.
Southeast of Cradock is Kaffraria, at one time a separate colony.
These confine their labours principally to British Kaffraria and Kafirland.Robert Moffat
David J. Deane
- a former region of S central South Africa: inhabited chiefly by people then known as the Kaffirs; British Kaffraria was a crown colony established in 1853 in the southwest of the region and annexed to Cape Colony in 1865