Limpopo

geographical name
Lim·​po·​po | \ lim-ˈpō-(ˌ)pō How to pronounce Limpopo (audio) \

Definition of Limpopo

1 or Crocodile \ ˈkrä-​kə-​ˌdīl How to pronounce Crocodile (audio) \ river 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) long in southern Africa flowing from Limpopo province, Republic of South Africa, into the Indian Ocean in Mozambique
2 or formerly Northern or Noord \ ˈnȯrd How to pronounce Noord (audio) , ˈnȯrt \ or earlier Northern Transvaal province of the northeastern part of the Republic of South Africa bordering Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique area 47,598 square miles (123,280 square kilometers), population 5,405,000

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“Limpopo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limpopo. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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