Definition of Tugela
1. Noun. A major waterfall in southern Africa; has more than one leap.
Group relationships: Kwazulu-natal, Natal
Generic synonyms: Falls, Waterfall
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Literary usage of Tugela
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"Six miles lower down the Tugela ^receives the Klip, which rises in the Drakensberg near Van ... Seven miles farther down the Tugela joins the Buffalo river, ..."
2. South Africa and the Transvaal War by Louis Creswicke (1900)
"Sir Redvers Buller crossed the Little Tugela, and occupied the south bank of the Tugela at ... General Lyttleton and Mounted Brigade crossed the Tugela at ..."
3. Fifty Years of the History of the Republic in South Africa (1795-1845) by Johan Carel Voigt (1899)
"... of Potgieter—Abandonment of Natal by his Party—The English Expedition—Battle ol Tugela—Death of Robert Biggar and his Brave Followers—Capture of Durban ..."
4. The Natal Rebellion of 1906 by Walter Bosman (1907)
"OPERATIONS IN Tugela THORNS. THE troops rested on the 9th July. ... had joined hands with the remnants of their impi in the Tugela thorns below the ..."
5. History of the Zulu War and Its Origin by Frances Ellen Colenso, Edward Durnford (1880)
"On the 11th two " runners " arrived from the Lower Tugela with a despatch* from the General, almost requiring Colonel Pearson to retire with half his force ..."
6. The Natal Campaign by Bennet Burleigh (1900)
"A little way north of the banks of the Tugela stretches an extensive range of bold, ... Southward of Colenso from the Tugela to Estcourt is a wide, ..."
7. Incwadi Yami, Or, Twenty Years' Personal Experience in South Africa by Josiah Wright Matthews (1887)
"I proposed to visit Captain Allison "at home" in his border residency, to see the celebrated falls, where I had been told the Tugela. rushing over ..."
8. The Story of the War in South Africa, 1899-1900 by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1900)
"BRITISH PREPARE FOR A FLANKING ATTACK UPON THE BOERS* RIGHT AT THE Tugela. THE BOER ASSAULT ON LADYSMITH, JANUARY 6TH. A FTER the reverse at Colenso, ..."