South Africa

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Republic of South Africa


From Union of South Africa, the country's former official name, referring to its origin from the unification of four formerly separate British colonies.


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South Africa

  1. A country in the southern region of the African continent. Its official name is Republic of South Africa.
  2. (now nonstandard) Southern Africa
    • 1901 March 15, The Agricultural Journal and Mining Record[1], volume 4, number 1, page 1:
      With the exception of the Portuguese Colonies, the Journal is franked to all parts of South Africa.





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