Sentence Examples with the word rand

Probably connected with the Rand i For projected routes, shortening the journey between Europe and Johannesburg, see the Geog.

The Witwatersrand municipalities are for certain purposes combined into one authority, and representatives of these municipalities, together with representatives of the chamber of mines, compose the Rand water board.

General Botha was defeated at Pretoria East by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, and at Georgetown - a Rand constituency - Mr Hull was beaten by Sir George Farrar.

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JOHANNESBURG, a city of the Transvaal and the centre of the Rand gold-mining industry.

The chief rocks of the Campbell Rand series are limestones and dolomites, with some interbedded quartzites.

Not to be coerced in this manner, the Rand merchants proceeded to bring their goods on from the Vaal by wagon.

The ex-Uitlander) party, which secured 21 seats (out of a total of 69) in the legislative chamber, entirely in the Rand and Pretoria districts, and was led by Sir George Farrar and Sir Percy Fitzpatrick.

Then, too, an increasingly important factor was the competition of Louren90 Marques for the Rand trade.

From that time the gold industry made steady progress until the Rand gold mines proved the richest and most productive goldfield in the world.

Herzog, Geschichte rand System der ro.mischen Staatsverfassung (Leipzig, 1884-1891); A.