noun, plural ka·roos for 2.
Origin of Karoo
Examples from the Web for karoo
Travelling, even with the variety of emotion which the Karoo excites, is no great comfort in South Africa.The Siege of Mafeking (1900)|J. Angus Hamilton.
He had taught them many things from the book of nature,—many arts that can be acquired as well on the karoo as in the college.The Bush Boys|Captain Mayne Reid
We will swap the veldt and the parched Karoo,For the plain and ranges clear.War's Brighter Side|Julian Ralph.
The climate of the Karoo is very favorable to persons suffering from lung trouble.Seven Legs Across the Seas|Samuel Murray
A quarter of a mile brought the two men to the enclosure of a little Karoo homestead, nestling in a hollow in the veldt.On the Heels of De Wet|The Intelligence Officer
British Dictionary definitions for karoo
noun plural -roos (often not capital)
Word Origin for Karoo
Word Origin and History for karoo
"barren table land in South Africa," 1789, said to be from a Hottentot word.