Definition of Rondavel

1. Noun. (South Africa) A traditional circular house, typically with a conical roof. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rondavel

1. a South African round hut [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rondavel

romping good
rompingly
rompish
rompler
romplers
romps
roms
romset
romsets
roncador
roncadors
ronchil
ronco
rondache
rondaches
rondavel (current term)
rondavels
ronde
rondeau
rondeaus
rondeaux
rondel
rondelay
rondelet
rondeletia
rondeletias
rondelets
rondelle
rondelles
rondels

Literary usage of Rondavel

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1. The War in South Africa by Wallscourt Hely Hutchinson Waters (1904)
"When the division had approached within six miles or so of the Modder River by about 4 pm, it was reported that the enemy was occupying rondavel Drift, ..."

2. Annual Report of the Geological Commission by George Steuart Corstorphine, Arthur William Rogers (1908)
"The arkose is very well exposed on the left bank of the Green River on rondavel ; the coarse gritty rock is in places largely made of pink felspar. ..."

3. The New South Africa: Its Value and Development by William Edwin Bleloch (1902)
"Perhaps a little fever did the rest, but what wonder ? Anyhow, such 1 Translated. 2 rondavel = hut (see illustration). ..."

4. Unequal Protection: The State Response to Violent Crime on South African Farms by Human Rights Watch (Organization)., Human Rights Watch (Organization (2001)
"We said he wasn't there, but they went to the other rondavel [traditional dwelling] and the dog found him at the back of the door, and they took him away, ..."

5. The War in South Africa by Wallscourt Hely Hutchinson Waters (1904)
"... with strict orders to seize the passage across the Modder River under any circumstances on that day, and to occupy rondavel Drift. ..."

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