Pietermaritzburg

[ pee-ter-mar-its-burg ]

noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Natal province, in the E Republic of South Africa.

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Pietermaritzburg

/ (ˌpiːtəˈmærɪtsˌbɜːɡ) /


noun
  1. a city in E South Africa, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal: founded in 1839 by the Boers: gateway to Natal's mountain resorts. Pop: 223 519 (2001)

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