a city in NE South Africa, the capital of Mpumalanga province on the Crocodile River: trading and agricultural centre, esp for fruit, with a growing tourist trade. Pop: 21 541 (2001)
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How to use Nelspruit in a sentence
The burgher, who had told me Nelspruit was in the hands of the enemy, must have dreamt it.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War | Ben Viljoen.
The Governments retreated by train to Nelspruit, and thence to Hectorspruit, the commandoes following by rail and road.With Steyn and De Wet | Philip Pienaar
It was reported on the 12th that Nelspruit had been cut off by the Boers and required assistance.The Record of a Regiment of the Line | M. Jacson