- a province in the NE Republic of South Africa. 110,450 sq. mi. (286,066 sq. km). Capital: Pretoria.
Formerly South African Republic.
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Nor are they in Transvaalian territory, but that of the Tebelé, beyond the Limpopo river, and journeying on north.The Vee-Boers
- of or relating to the former South African province of Transvaal or its inhabitants
- former province of NE South Africa: colonized by the Boers after the Great Trek (1836); became a British colony in 1902; joined South Africa in 1910; replaced in 1994 for administrative purposes by a new system of provinces (Eastern Transvaal (later Mpumalanga), Northern Transvaal (later Limpopo), Gauteng, and North West province). Capital: Pretoria
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