Umtata

geographical name
Um·​ta·​ta | \ u̇m-ˈtä-tə How to pronounce Umtata (audio) \

Definition of Umtata

city in the Republic of South Africa population 137,500

Note: Umtata served as the capital of Transkei.

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“Umtata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Umtata. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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