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Limpopo

[ lim-poh-poh ]

noun

  1. a river in S Africa, flowing from the N Republic of South Africa, through S Mozambique into the Indian Ocean. 1,000 miles (1,600 km) long.


Limpopo

/ lɪmˈpəʊpəʊ /

noun

  1. a province of NE South Africa, comprising the N part of the former province of Transvaal: agriculture and service industries. Capital: Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg). Pop: 5 511 962 (2004 est). Area: 123 910 sq km (47 842 sq miles) Former name (1994–2002)Northern Province
  2. a river in SE Africa, rising in E South Africa and flowing northeast, then southeast as the border between South Africa and Zimbabwe and through Mozambique to the Indian Ocean. Length: 1770 km (1100 miles)


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In the meantime, the Limpopo estuary and other locations along the Mozambican coast are sites of mangrove restoration efforts.

Nor are they in Transvaalian territory, but that of the Tebelé, beyond the Limpopo river, and journeying on north.

By its general direction it should run into the Limpopo, which river they had crossed some days before, on their trek northward.

Towards the south-east, along the middle course of the Limpopo, the country is lower and less healthy.

The Orange River and the Limpopo have, in parts of their courses, been taken as convenient political frontiers.

The Zulu tribes occupy the elevated region which divides the Limpopo from the Zambesi.

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