South-West Africa
geographical name — see Namibia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • SOUTH WEST AFRICA — (Namibia). Jewish connections with the territory were established even before its conquest by the Germans when it became a German colony. During the middle of the 19th century the de pass brothers, Jewish merchants from Cape Town, established… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • South West Africa — former name for NAMIBIA * * * …   Universalium

  • South West Africa — former name for NAMIBIA …   English World dictionary

  • South West Africa — Infobox Former Country native name = Suidwes Afrika Südwestafrika conventional long name = South West Africa common name = South West Africa| continent = Africa country = Namibia status = League of Nations Mandate empire = South Africa| year… …   Wikipedia

  • South West Africa — noun a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • South-West Africa — formerly German South West Africa; Namibia …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • South West Africa — South′ West A′frica n. geg a former name (1920–68) of Namibia …   From formal English to slang

  • South-West Africa — formerly mandated terr., SW Africa; administered by the Republic of South Africa; now Namibia …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • South West Africa — noun A former province of South Africa, which gained independence in 1990 and was renamed to Namibia …   Wiktionary

  • South-West Africa — /sowth west / a former name of Namibia. * * * …   Universalium

  • South-West Africa — /saʊθ wɛst ˈæfrɪkə/ (say sowth west afrikuh) noun → Namibia …   Australian English dictionary

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