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Mafeking

[ mah-fi-king ]
/ ˈmɑ fɪˌkɪŋ /
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noun
a town in N Republic of South Africa: former administrative seat of Bechuanaland; besieged for 217 days by Boers 1899–1900.
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Mafeking
/ (ˈmæfɪˌkɪŋ) /

noun
the former name (until 1980) of Mafikeng
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