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See also: cape, capé, cápe, and çapë


Proper noun[edit]

Cape (plural Capes)

  1. (countable) A surname​.

Proper noun[edit]

the Cape

  1. (with the definite article, southern Africa) Ellipsis of Cape of Good Hope
  2. (with the definite article, South Africa) Ellipsis of Cape Province, South Africa. Cape Province was split into three in 1994.
    This is my maat Marius; he just moved to Joburg from the Cape.
  3. (with the definite article) Ellipsis of Cape Cod
  4. (with the definite article, historical, southern Africa) Ellipsis of Cape Colony
  5. (with the definite article, spaceflight) Ellipsis of Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA; where the major U.S. spaceflight complex is located.


Derived terms[edit]

Cape of Good Hope
Cape Province