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former province, S South Africa. Under the South African constitution of 1994 it was divided into Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Cape, and part of a fourth province, North West.
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Cape of Good Hope

 

(also Cape of Storms; in Portuguese, Cabo das Tormentas), a rocky cape in southern Africa at 34° 21’ S lat. and 18° 30’ E long. The cape was first reached in 1488 by the Portuguese navigator B. Diaz, who named it Cape of Storms (Stormy Cape). The Portuguese king, John II, renamed it Cape of Good Hope (referring to the hope of reaching India from there).

Cape of Good Hope

a cape in SW South Africa south of Cape Town
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Star performance Stanley Rigby was game as he completed a five-timer in the 1m3f handicap Quote of the day 1 "He's a bit of a monkey but loves it here and now has five course wins" - Roy Brotherton, trainer of Cape Of Storms Quote of the day 2 "We're living the dream right now" - owner Eric Averkiou after Reachforthebucks trotted up in the 1m handicap Results and analysis start page 73
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