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Griqua Line breaks: Gri¦qua
Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːkwə/

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
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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.

Words that rhyme with Griqua

beaker, Costa Rica, Dominica, eureka, Frederica, jobseeker, leaker, loudspeaker, seeker, shrieker, sika, sneaker, speaker, squeaker, streaker, Tanganyika, theca, tikka, Topeka, wreaker

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