What does veld mean?

Definitions for veldvɛlt, fɛlt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word veld.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. veld, veldt(noun)

    elevated open grassland in southern Africa


  1. veld(Noun)

    The open pasture land of South Africa.

  2. Origin: From obsolete veldt (now veld), from fulþuz ( > English field).


  1. Veld

    The term veld, sometimes anachronistically spelled veldt in English, is a generic term used to define certain wide open rural spaces of Southern Africa. It is used in particular to refer to flatter areas or districts covered in grass or low scrub, especially in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. A certain sub-tropical woodland ecoregion of Southern Africa has been officially defined as the Bushveld by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Wildfires are common in the veld and are referred to as "veld fires".

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  1. VELD

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veld in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veld in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steady Kangata:

    Veld fires are destroying our livelihoods, zimbabwe has to manage the fires and save the environment and we are convinced we now need the strong hand of the law to help stop those who set off fires for the fun of it.

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