Umtata

[ oom-tah-tuh ]
/ ʊmˈtɑ tə /

noun

a city in and the capital of Transkei, SE Africa.

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Example sentences from the Web for Umtata

  • They were found located—for they had built a town near the sources of the Umtata River.

    The Mission; or Scenes in Africa|Captain Frederick Marryat
  • They were found located—for they had built a town—near the sources of the Umtata River.

    The Mission|Frederick Marryat

British Dictionary definitions for Umtata

Umtata
/ (ʌmˈtɑːtə) /

noun

a city in South Africa, in Eastern Cape province; the capital of the former Transkei Bantu homeland. Pop: 94 778 (2001)
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