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Gatooma

 

a city on the Bulawayo-Salisbury railroad in Southern Rhodesia. Population, 16,700 (1967), including 2,400 Europeans. The city is the center of a gold-mining region and the focus of the country’s cotton industry. Gatooma has clothing, metalworking, and flour-milling industries.

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