- a river in S Africa, flowing from the N Republic of South Africa, through S Mozambique into the Indian Ocean. 1000 miles (1600 km) long.
Also called Crocodile River.
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The camp where we now encounter them is a temporary halting-place on the Limpopo.The Giraffe Hunters
Its inhabitants were then settled between the Limpopo and the Zambesi.
They shot him out on the hills when he was making for the Limpopo.'Prester John
In a little while the regions north of the Limpopo began to be investigated, and each in their turn to yield up their treasures.
The Kaffir had hunted upon the great river Limpopo, which lay to the northeast of their present camp.The Young Yagers
- 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
- 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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