Pretoria

[ pri-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr- ]
/ prɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr- /

noun

a city in and the administrative capital of the Republic of South Africa, in the NE part: also the capital of Transvaal.

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British Dictionary definitions for Pretoria

Pretoria
/ (prɪˈtɔːrɪə) /

noun

a city in N South Africa, the administrative capital of South Africa; formerly capital of Transvaal province: two universities (1873, 1930); large steelworks. Pop: 525 384 (2001)Also called: Tshwane
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Cultural definitions for Pretoria

Pretoria
[ (pri-tawr-ee-uh) ]

Administrative capital of South Africa. (See also Cape Town.)

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