Mafikeng


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Mafikeng,

South Africa: see MahikengMahikeng,
formerly Mafikeng
or Mafeking
, city (2011 pop. 290,269), capital of North West prov., N central South Africa, near the border of Botswana. It is the market for the surrounding cattle-raising and dairy-farming area and is an important railroad depot.
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Mafikeng

a town in N South Africa: besieged by the Boers for 217 days (1899--1900) during the second Boer War: administrative headquarters of the British protectorate of Bechuanaland until 1965, although outside its borders. Pop.: 23 650 (2001)
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