or formerly South-West Africa or 1884-1919 German Southwest Africa geographical name country SW Africa on the Atlantic; until 1990 a territory administered by South Africa which captured it from Germany in World War I capital Windhoek area 318,321 square miles (824,451 square kilometers), population 1,511,600 • Namibian adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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