Cape Colony

Cape Colony
former name of Cape of Good Hope.

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▪ British colony, South Africa
      British colony established in 1806 in what is now South Africa. With the formation of the Union of South Africa (1910), the colony became the province of the Cape of Good Hope (Cape Province) (q.v.), also called Cape Province.

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