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Griqua

Line breaks: Gri¦qua
Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːkwə
 
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Definition of Griqua in English:

noun (plural same or Griquas)

A member of a people of mixed European and Khoikhoi origin, living mainly in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces of South Africa: [as modifier]: set out with Griqua guides
More example sentences
  • Diamonds were found in 1867-8, in an area occupied by Griquas, Koranmas, and some Afrikaners.
  • The Griqua were to see little of the wealth that was to be generated from the enormous diamond mines.
  • He was a remarkable leader whose vision has guided and united the Griqua people for 100 years.

Origin

the name in Nama.

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