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highveld

Line breaks: high|veld
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪvɛlt/

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Definition of highveld in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A region of veld situated at a high altitude, especially the region in the north-east of South Africa, between 1200 and 1800 metres (4000 and 6000 feet) above sea level.

Origin

late 19th century: partial translation of Afrikaans hoëveld.

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