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Roodepoort

/ (ˈruːdəˌpʊət) /
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noun
an industrial city in NE South Africa, in the Witwatersrand. Pop: 172 601 (2001)
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How to use Roodepoort in a sentence

  • By the evening of the 28th he reached Roodepoort, 25 miles east of Ventershoek as the crow flies and considerably more by road.

    Two Years on Trek|Louis Eugne du Moulin
  • I saw masses of their cavalry making for a piece of rising ground to the north of Roodepoort.

    Three Years' War|Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
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