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Noun: SA
  1. A republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
    - South Africa, Republic of South Africa, ZA
     
  2. Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    - Sturmabteilung, Storm Troops

Type of: African country, African nation, militia, reserves

Part of: Africa, British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations

Encyclopedia: SA