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Karoo

, Karroo
1. any of several high arid plateaus in South Africa, esp the Central Karoo and the Little Karoo. The highveld, north of the Central Karoo, is sometimes called the Northern Karoo
2. a period or rock system in Southern Africa equivalent to the period or system extending from the Upper Carboniferous to the Lower Jurassic: divided into Lower and Upper Karoo
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karoo

[kə′rü]
(geography)
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As die verteller verduidelik waar sy Klein Karoo begin, soek sy "oe na die son" (14) en is dit asof hy die son en die wonder in die gewone die eerste maal raaksien: "Alles was sulke nuwe dinge en ek het hulle, vol verbasing, vir die eerste keer raakgesien.
A Port-style red dessert wine from the Klein Karoo region
The production was featured under the section Allerlei (Various) in the official programme (Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees: Feesprogram, 2003, p.
Inhoudelik en tematies word die verhale ingedeel onder twee rubrieke: "Klein Karoo" en "Misterieverhale".
Among them are Mossel Bay-based Mosstrich Limited and Klein Karoo International (Pty) Ltd of Oudtshoorn.
While many wine lovers have heard about Constantia, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, far fewer are familiar with Swartland, Worcester, Walker Bay, Robertson and Klein Karoo. These areas are starting to produce equally good and sometimes exciting wines.
According to Jan Greyling of the Klein Karoo Ostrich Meat Co-op, this is good news for South Africans because, he says, "more top quality ostrich meat has become freely-available to local consumers".
Hierdie drama van Strachan, verdeel in nege tonele, is in 2000 tydens die Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees in Oudsthoorn opgevoer onder die titel Hartebees en het destyds heelwat aandag getrek vanwee die ontkleedanseres wat hierin opgetree het; die gehore het dan ook hoofsaaklik uit mans bestaan.
"The production of ostriches is ultimately determined by demand for skins," Ben de Kok of South Africa's Klein Karoo Cooperative, formerly the monopoly exporter, told the British magazine.
He joins Mpact from the Klein Karoo Group where he served as MD since 2009.