South West Africa

South West Africa
former name for NAMIBIA

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  • South West Africa — former name for NAMIBIA …   English World dictionary

  • South West Africa — Infobox Former Country native name = Suidwes Afrika Südwestafrika conventional long name = South West Africa common name = South West Africa| continent = Africa country = Namibia status = League of Nations Mandate empire = South Africa| year… …   Wikipedia

  • South West Africa — noun a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • South-West Africa — formerly German South West Africa; Namibia …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • South West Africa People's Organization —   [ saʊθ west æfrɪkə piːplz ɔːgənaɪ zeɪʃn], Abkürzung SWAPO, südwestafrikanische Volksunion; politische Organisation in Namibia; 1960 als Befreiungsorganisation gegründet; hervorgegangen aus der Ovamboland People s Organization. 1964 von der OAU… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • South West Africa Company Limited, The — South West Africa Company Limited, The, eine nach englischem Recht 18. Aug. 1892 gegründete Aktiengesellschaft mit dem Sitz in London und einer Vertretung in Berlin. Sie wurde zu einer Zeit ins Leben gerufen, als sich die Deutsche… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • South West Africa — South′ West A′frica n. geg a former name (1920–68) of Namibia …   From formal English to slang

  • South-West Africa Campaign — Warbox conflict=South West Africa Campaign partof=African theatre of World War I campaign= caption= date=September 1914 July 1915 place=South Africa, Namibia result=Allied victory combatant1=flagicon|United Kingdom United Kingdom *flagicon|South… …   Wikipedia

  • South West Africa People's Organization — The South West Africa People s Organization (SWAPO) is a political party and former liberation movement in Namibia. It has been the governing party in Namibia since independence in 1990. For electoral purposes, it is referred to as the SWAPO… …   Wikipedia

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