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Cape Town


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cape Town port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
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In literature:

It then extended from Cape Town to Earste River, but was extended to Wellington the following year.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
I am due at Cape Town in a fortnight.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
The savages treated the boy kindly, and had him at Nauset, which is now the town of Eastham, near the extremity of the Cape.
"King Philip" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Cape Town contains not a few buildings of which the inhabitants of an older capital might justly be proud.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
De Boer might successfully ransom me and take her to Cape Town.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
But you will take me first to Cape Town, Hendrick?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
A letter from him, written at Cape Town, Africa, was read at our meeting.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885" by Various
He could then see the lights of a town with wharves; he supposes Cape Town.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
At Monte Video we received orders to go to Rosario and load remounts for Cape Town.
"Aliens" by William McFee
They can scarcely supply the market, so great is the demand for fish at the Bay and in Cape Town.
"The Upward Path" by Various
I was dispatched over land with a Dutch boer's family, then about to leave the station for Cape Town.
"Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp" by John Shipp
Cape Town in those days was the high road to India.
"The White Chief of the Caffres" by A.W. Drayson
In Cape Town horses of good appearance fetch from twenty-five to sixty guineas, and very much larger prices are frequently given.
"Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa" by Alfred W. Drayson
I'm told that the English get drunk on stuff made from smoked wood, down in Cape Town.
"Aletta" by Bertram Mitford
He wishes that Cape and the towns along the north should be rebuilt.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
Cape Haitien is a queer little town built on the shore of a bay at the foot of a very high mountain.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
Some years ago, Mr. Rutter, doing duty at the castle of Cape Town, kept a tame baboon for his amusement.
"Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
He was born at Cape Town on the 6th of December 1823, and was educated at the South African College in that city.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
In 1792 he was at Cape Francois when the town was burned.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Captain Price was at Cape Town, and Lieutenant M'Clintock at Pietermaritzburg.
"The Postage Stamp in War" by Fred. J. Melville

In poetry:

We'll miss you, running easting down
(Sacramento, Sacramento!)
With a following wind from 'Frisco town;
We'll miss you beating off Cape Horn,
One man less at the pumps forlorn
(And away O! Sacramento!)
"Sacramento" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Kites dazzle at South African festival in Cape Town.
Kites of all shapes and sizes have been on display at the International Kite Festival in Cape Town in South Africa.
CAPE ELIZABETH — An invasive species of seaweed is rapidly moving north and was recently found on the town's shore by South Portland High School students.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The former manager of South Africa's national soccer team has been found guilty of trying to fix a league promotion playoff game in 2011.
However, there is another caped crusader — Toronto Batman — who has no problem slipping into the iconic costume just because he wants to enjoy a night on the town.
Fairmount Marine's multipurpose support vessel Fairmount Fuji has assisted drill ship Stena Icemax while making a stop-over at Cape Town.
On request of the owner of Stena Icemax the Fairmount Fuji carried out several cargo runs from the port of Cape Town to the anchorage.
The World Cup 2010 match of Uruguay vs France kicked off Friday in Cape Town.
Further events revealed for Reykjavik, Cape Town, Tokyo, São Paulo.
Cape Town Film Studios has lured some of Hollywood 's biggest names to South Africa.
Anni Dewani's body, shot in the back of the neck, was found in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's impoverished Gugulethu township.
Xolile Mngeni, left, shows his family members a thumbs up after being sentenced in court at Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012.
Xolile Mngeni, accused of the slaying of Anni Dewani, sits in the dock, in a courtroom, in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday, Nov 19, 2012, as he awaits the court's verdict.
In this May 11, 1999 file photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, and Jakes Gerwel, right, pose for a photograph in Cape Town, South Africa.
A injured woman, second left, holds her arm as she walks with medical personnel, second right, after she and others were injured during a concert by Linkin Park in Cape Town, South Africa, Saturday, Nov 7, 2012.

In science:

Papers in honour of Bernhard Banaschewski (Cape Town, 1996).
A Cubical Set Approach to 2-Bundles with Connection and Wilson Surfaces
Papers in honour of Bernhard Banaschewski (Cape Town, 1996).
The fundamental Gray 3-groupoid of a smooth manifold and local 3-dimensional holonomy based on a 2-crossed module
Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity Centre (ACGC), University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa 2.
On Shear-free perturbations of f(R) gravity
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, 7701 Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa and 3.
On Shear-free perturbations of f(R) gravity
Permanent address is Oregon State University. 2 Permanent address is University of Cape Town.
Gravity and Signature Change
This research is in part supported by the Foundation of Fundamental Research (FFR) grant number PHY99-01241 and the Research Committee of the University of Cape Town.
Unified description of dark matter at the center and in the halo of the Galaxy
BW’s research is supported by the University of Cape Town.
QPOs in CVs: An executive summary
This is being carried out by a large group in Cape Town, Japan, England and the USA.
Galactic and Extragalactic Distance Scales: The Variable Star Project
The Cape Town group has been involved in two recent pro jects on the measurement of the trigonometrical parallaxes of nearby classical Cepheids and their use in defining PL relations at various wavelengths.
Galactic and Extragalactic Distance Scales: The Variable Star Project
In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM97), Cape Town, South Africa.
MOCSA: multiobjective optimization by conformational space annealing
Research in relativity in South Africa is concentrated at three centres: Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
The best known group is probably that at Cape Town led by George Ellis.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
There are more relativists in and around Durban than in Cape Town, not because there is one large group in Durban, but because there are several universities in the area each with an active interest in relativity.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
The next conference is scheduled for early 1999 in Cape Town.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
Invited paper presented to the Socratic Society, University of Cape Town, 1991.
Tests of Machine Intelligence