What does cape colony mean?

cape colony meaning in General Dictionary

an old province of southern South Africa that has been satisfied by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it had been split up into three new provinces of Southern Africa

Sentence Examples with the word cape colony

Proclamations by the Transvaal and Free State annexing portions of Cape Colony were actually issued on the 18th of October, and included British Bechuanaland and Griqualand West, with the diamond fields.

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