Tugela

geographical name
Tu·​ge·​la | \ tü-ˈgā-lä How to pronounce Tugela (audio) \

Definition of Tugela

river 312 miles (502 kilometers) long in the eastern part of the Republic of South Africa in central KwaZulu-Natal flowing east to the Indian Ocean

Note: Near the source of the Tugela River on Mont Aux Sources are the Tugela Falls, which are 3110 feet (948 meters) high.

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