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  1. a city in the S Cape of Good Hope province, in the S Republic of South Africa.
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Examples from the Web for oudtshoorn

Historical Examples

  • It chanced that there was a man residing in Oudtshoorn, who was of European, but not Dutch, descent.

    Hair-Breadth Escapes

    H.C. Adams

  • Mr. D. Savory, formerly of the branch bank at Oudtshoorn, will be manager of the Bloemfontein branch.

    War's Brighter Side

    Julian Ralph.

  • These are mostly disposed of by auction at Oudtshoorn, the clearing house for this product of the sub-continent.

  • He was taken to the southern part of the colony, and became the slave of a Dutch farmer residing near Oudtshoorn.

  • During the next week Mr. Schoeman, with a considerable number of his neighbours, was ordered to Oudtshoorn.

    Cecil Rhodes

    Princess Catherine Radziwill