Open, uncultivated country or grassland in southern Africa. It is conventionally divided by altitude into highveld, middleveld, and lowveld.
More example sentences
- South Africa's eastern coastal zone has relatively high rainfall, but the western veld tapers into the Kalahari desert.
- Klipriviersberg, in the south, has 680 hectares of open veld and unspoilt koppies for hiking.
- In the west are well-watered hills, rich in iron ore, from which run several rivers to the dry veld in the middle of the country.
Afrikaans, from Dutch, literally 'field'.
Definition of veld in:
- The US English dictionary