Good Hope, Cape of
geographical name cape S Republic of South Africa in SW Western Cape province W of False Bay, at 34°21′ S — see Cape of Good Hope 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Good Hope, Cape of — Good Hope′, Cape of n. geg Cape of Good Hope …   From formal English to slang

  • Good Hope,Cape of — Good Hope, Cape of A promontory on the southwest coast of South Africa south of Cape Town. It was first circumnavigated in 1488 by Bartolomeu Dias, who named it Cape of Storms. * * * …   Universalium

  • Good Hope, Cape of — Rocky promontory, southwestern coast, Western Cape province, South Africa. It was sighted by the Portuguese navigator Bartolemeu Dias in 1488 on his return voyage to Portugal after finding the southern limits of the African continent. Known for… …   Universalium

  • Good Hope, Cape of. — See Cape of Good Hope. * * * …   Universalium

  • Good Hope, Cape of. — See Cape of Good Hope …   Useful english dictionary

  • Good Hope, Cape of — see Cape of Good Hope …   Useful english dictionary

  • Good Hope, Cape of — promontory, SW South Africa …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Good Hope, Cape of \(Eastern\) — • Established in 1847, when the Vicariate of the Cape of Good Hope was divided into Eastern and Western Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Good Hope, Cape of \(Western\) — • The Western vicariate and the Central prefecture, although different in name, are virtually one Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cape of Good Hope — geographical name 1. see good hope (Cape of) 2. (or Cape Province) (or Kaapland) (or earlier Cape Colony) former province S Republic of South Africa capital Cape Town area 278,465 square miles (724,009 square kilometers) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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