- (capital when part of name) Southern African a mountain passLundeans Nek
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It was in an attempt of this kind that the disaster at Nicholson's Nek was incurred.Story of the War in South Africa
Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
We moved out from the Nek through Krondaal and camped at Sterkstrom.
At noon we came in contact with the scouts of the enemy who were holding the Nek.
Yet we had to get through the Nek and get to the plateau before I could allow any rest.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War
Two ridges met here, and formed what was named at once the "Nek."Australia in Arms
Phillip F.E. Schuler