Griqualand West
geographical name district NW Republic of South Africa in NE Northern Cape N of Orange River; chief town Kimberley

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Griqualand West — is an area of central South Africa with an area of 40,000 km² that now forms part of the Northern Cape Province, which was inhabited by the Griqua people. In 1873 it was proclaimed as a British colony, with its capital at Kimberley, and in 1880… …   Wikipedia

  • Griqualand West — a former district in S South Africa, N of the Orange River and W of the Orange Free State: diamonds found 1867. * * * ▪ region, South Africa       historical and contemporary region in Northern Cape province, South Africa. The region lies… …   Universalium

  • Griqualand West — a former district in S South Africa, N of the Orange River and W of the Orange Free State: diamonds found 1867 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Griqualand West Griquas — Sport Rugby à XV Emblème Antilope …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Griqualand West cricket team in 1971–72 — See also: 1971 72 South African cricket season Northern Transvaal v Griqualand West (5 8 November) Northern Transvaal (19pts) beat Griqualand West (5pts) by 130 runs Griqualand West won the toss and chose to field at Berea Park, Pretoria, but did …   Wikipedia

  • Griqualand West cricket team — The Griqualand West cricket team is the first class cricket team that represents the province of Griqualand West in South Africa. For the purposes of the SuperSport Series, Griqualand West has merged with Free State to form the Eagles from… …   Wikipedia

  • GRIQUALAND, WEST AND EAST —    British territories in South Africa. The former (83, 30 whites) lies to the N.E. of Cape Colony, between the Orange River on the S. and Bechuanaland on the N.; the diamond industry, of which Kimberley is the centre, is the chief source of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Griqualand —   [ grɪkwəlænd], zwei Landschaften in der Republik Südafrika, benannt nach dem Volk der Griqua (Hottentotten Mischlinge), die sich, aus dem Gebiet um Kapstadt kommend, zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Trockensavanne nördlich des mittleren… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Griqualand — Westgriqualand und Ostgriqualand auf einer Karte von 1885 Griqualand war der Name von zwei räumlich getrennten Distrikten – West und Ostgriqualand – in der britischen Kapkolonie im heutigen Südafrika. Er war benannt nach dem heute fast… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Griqualand — /ˈgrɪkwəlænd/ (say grikwuhland) noun the name given to two districts in the Republic of South Africa: 1. Griqualand West, in the province of Northern Cape. 2. Griqualand East, part of the Transkei region of the province of Eastern Cape …   Australian English dictionary

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