Orange Free State

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Synonyms for Orange Free State

a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers

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However, De Wet out-manoeuvred all three columns in the Orange Free State and succeeded in crossing the Orange River into Cape Colony.
THE SECOND BOER War between Britain and the two Afrikaner republics of Transvaal and the Orange Free State lasted a little over two-and-a-half years from October 1899.
He first played for Orange Free State before becoming an adopted Brummie, then earning full international honours.
Probably his greatest gamble was to open the gold mines of the Orange Free State in 1950.
In tracing their lives, first in the Netherlands and subsequently in the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, he fills in extensively the social conditions and events of their various places of residence.
Strike action threatened before they arrived and they have since been defeated by Orange Free State.
Part two illustrates Plaatje's growing concerns over the relentless spread of segregationist ideas from the Orange Free State (which he sometimes ironically writes as the Orange `Free' State) to the Union as a whole.
Similarly, KLTC has helped to restore order in a school in the Orange Free State, where the white students had been picking on the black students.
Solomon, who designed the University of Cape Town campus, and Gordon Leith, who practised in the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, exerted a powerful influence on all South African architecture until the beginnings of the Modern Movement in the 1920s.
9, 1876, Boshof, Orange Free State [South Africa]--d.
5% share in a South African refinery in Sasolburg, Orange Free State.
Once outside British territory, they formed the Boer Republics of Transvaal and the Orange Free State.
Born near Winburg in Orange Free State (1847), but grew up in the western Transvaal; had little formal education, but gained military experience in irregular operations against local Bantu natives; elected to the volksraad for Lichtenburg (1893), where he was an opponent of Pres.
The usual name for the war (1899 - 1902) between Great Britain and the joint forces of the Transvaal Republic and the Orange Free State.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 North Korea; 2 Grafting; 3 Igor Stravinsky; 4 Joseph Priestley; 5 Wasim Akram; 6 The muntjac; 7 Robert Frost; 8 Gladiator; 9 Gordon Banks; 10 Transvaal and the Orange Free State.