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Definitions for veld
vɛlt, fɛltveld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veld, veldtnoun

    elevated open grassland in southern Africa


  1. veldnoun

    The open pasture land of South Africa.

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


  1. veld

    VELD Music Festival (commonly referred to as VELD) is the largest annual electronic dance music festival in Canada, held at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario. The festival offers 3 stages, with a mix of Hip Hop artists in the lineup. Since its inception in 2012, the festival attracts crowds numbering in the tens of thousands and notable acts including Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Steve Aoki, Zedd, Illenium, Tiesto, etc. The Toronto-native Deadmau5 used to be a first-day headliner for multiple years of the festival. He will be making a return in August, 2023 with a B2B set with Rezz in the alias; Rezzmau5, for the first time ever! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 editions of the event were cancelled.


  1. veld

    Veld refers to the open grassland of South Africa or Southern Africa, comparable to the prairie in North America or the steppe in Asia. It is characterized by its vegetation, mainly consisting of various grass species and scattered trees or shrubs. The term is frequently used to denote specific types of South African grassland, depending on their geographical location and climate.


  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

    What does VELD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the VELD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

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  1. VELD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Veld is ranked #95545 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Veld surname appeared 191 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Veld.

    90% or 172 total occurrences were White.
    7.3% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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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

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    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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