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Noun: Cape Colony
  1. A former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
    - Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope Province

Type of: province, state

Part of: Republic of South Africa, SA, South Africa, ZA

Encyclopedia: Cape Colony