- a river in S Africa, flowing SW along the S Botswana-N South Africa border to the Orange River. About 600 miles (965 km) long.
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The Molopo, a very imposing river on the map, is dry in its lower stretches.
He and his band of 700 men had advanced up the Molopo, burnt the stadt as a signal to his allies, and thus made an entry.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)
The whole country is under British protection; that part which is S. of the river Molopo was made a crown colony in 1885.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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The railroad, running north and south, takes a westerly bend as it crosses the Molopo River some 300 yards south of the town.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)
In the south the rivers, such as the Molopo and the Kuruman, drain towards the Orange.
- a seasonal river rising in N South Africa and flowing west and southwest to the Orange river. Length: about 1000 km (600 miles)
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