noun \kə-ˈrü\
plural karoos or karroos

Definition of KAROO

:  a dry tableland of southern Africa

Variants of KAROO

ka·roo or kar·roo \kə-ˈrü\

Origin of KAROO

Afrikaans karo, from Khoikhoi karo, karro hard, dry
First Known Use: 1789


geographical name \kə-ˈrü\

Definition of KAROO

plateau region W Republic of South Africa W of Drakensberg Mountains divided into Little Karoo or Southern Karoo (in cen Western Cape province), Great Karoo or Central Karoo (in Western Cape & Eastern Cape provinces), & Northern Karoo or Upper Karoo (in Northern Cape, Free State, & North West provinces)

Variants of KAROO

Ka·roo or Kar·roo \kə-ˈrü\


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