Definition of Transvaal
1. Noun. A province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers.
Group relationships: Republic Of South Africa, South Africa
Terms within: Rand, Reef, Witwatersrand
Definition of Transvaal
1. Proper noun. Geographical region in South Africa between the Vaal and Limpopo rivers. Was a province until 1994. ¹
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Literary usage of Transvaal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The discovery of gold in the transvaal has brought about a large influx of ... On 13 Jan., 1911, the northern portion of the Vicariate of the transvaal, ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"He recognized that, even at this early stage of their history, the transvaal Boers were filled with the wildest ideas as to what steps they would take in ..."
3. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Health of Natives in the transvaal Mines. MR. FELL (Great Yarmouth): I beg to ask ... CHURCHILL : Our communications with the transvaal Government are very ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1905)
"Giblin (New Zealand), Douglas F. Gilfillan (transvaal), Henry Goodman (transvaal), ... Governor of the transvaal), William Lefevre (Cape Colony), ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1883)
"Correspondence respecting the Affairs in the transvaal. (Presented to Parliament in February 1882 ... With the Boers in the transvaal and Orange Free State. ..."
6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"The loyalists, not only in the transvaal, but throughout South Africa, were disheartened and disgusted. The retrocession party hi the transvaal redoubled ..."