Definition of Griqua in English:

Griqua

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Pronunciation: /ˈgriːkwə
 
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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
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    • 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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