(capital when part of name) Southern African a mountain pass: Lundeans Nek
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How to use nek in a sentence
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.
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 | Ben Viljoen.
Ours is called Slabbert's nek, and to-day's move is a reconnaissance in force towards it, without likelihood of fighting.In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers
We got away, and marched through the nek, up and down steep grassy slopes, and through the site of the Boer laager.In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers
Hl-te-ml-te-tz-te-nek-ee, ——, Sam Perryman; brother of the Chief above, and a jolly companionable man.