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South Africa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. South Africa, Republic of South Africanoun

    a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)

Wiktionary

  1. South Africanoun

    Country in southern region of the African continent. Official name: Republic of South Africa.

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  1. South Africa

    South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces and has 2,798 kilometres of coastline. To the north lie the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an enclave surrounded by South African territory. South Africa is the 25th largest country in the world by area and the 24th most populous country with over 51 million people. South Africa is a multiethnic society and has diverse cultures and languages. Eleven official languages are recognised in the constitution. Two of these languages are of European origin: English and Afrikaans, a language which originated mainly from Dutch that is spoken by the majority of white and Coloured South Africans. Though English is commonly used in public and commercial life, it is only the fifth most-spoken home language. All ethnic and language groups have political representation in the country's constitutional democracy comprising a parliamentary republic; unlike most parliamentary republics, the positions of head of state and head of government are merged in a parliament-dependent President.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. South Africa

    A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of South Africa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of South Africa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of South Africa in a Sentence

  1. Gerhard Joubert:

    It's a male environment. They give you a whisky if you want a whisky. In the old days we had to go to female hair salons, i think we need to look better after ourselves. I think it's often been ignored, particular in South Africa.

  2. Wolfgang Blass:

    parasitic and idiotic funding systems for overseas promotion mean that overproduced wine from Australian irrigated fruit will hit rock bottom, facing competition from South Africa

  3. Gugile Nkwinti:

    In South Africa you have a concentration of land ownership in the hands of a few people. That is something we have to correct.

  4. Khehla John Sitole:

    I am certain that the speedy response by the joint security forces has averted what could have been a more severe blood bath, it is rather unfortunate that such an incident takes place during a time when South Africa is being plagued by a deadly virus and violent crimes.

  5. Makenosi Maroo:

    In anticipation of the volumes expected to be imported into South Africa, the (GMO) Executive Council has approved the adjustment of a permit condition which relates to the handling requirement, there is therefore no intention to relax safety assessment or risk management procedures prescribed.


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