Cape Town

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geographical name \ˈkāp-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of Cape Town

  1. city, port on Table Bay, and legislative capital of the Republic of South Africa population 3,740,026 Cape Town was the capital of the former province named Cape of Good Hope.

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CAPE TOWN Defined for English Language Learners

Cape Town

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geographical name \ˈkāp-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of Cape Town for English Language Learners

  • : city in the Republic of South Africa


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