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Pretoria

[ pri-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr- ]
/ prɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr- /
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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for Pretoria

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

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

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