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South Africa, Republic of

geographical name

Definition of SOUTH AFRICA, REPUBLIC OF

country S Africa S of the Limpopo, Molopo, & Orange rivers bordering on Atlantic & Indian oceans; a republic, until 1961 (as Union of South Africa) a British dominion; administrative Pretoria, legislative Cape Town, judicial Bloemfontein area 471,445 square miles (1,221,043 square kilometers), pop 44,819,778
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SOUTH AFRICA, REPUBLIC OF Defined for Kids

South Africa, Republic of

geographical name

Definition of SOUTH AFRICA, REPUBLIC OF for Kids

country S Africa; administrative capital, Pretoria; legislative capital, Cape Town; judicial capital, Bloemfontein

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