geographical name Trans·vaal \tran(t)s-ˈväl, tranz-\

Definition of Transvaal

  1. former province of the northeastern part of the Republic of South Africa between the Vaal and the Limpopo rivers capital Pretoria area 109,621 square miles (283,918 square kilometers) In the 19th century Transvaal was a Boer republic (the South African Republic).

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