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(Placename) the name from 1652 until 1910 of the former Cape Province of South Africa
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Cape′ of Good` Hope′
1. a cape in S Africa, in the SW Republic of South Africa.
2. Also called Cape′ Prov`ince. Formerly, Cape Colony. a province in the Republic of South Africa. 7,443,500; 277,169 sq. mi. (717,868 sq. km).Cap.: Cape Town.
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|Noun||1.||Cape Colony - 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|
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