German Southwest Africa
German Southwest Africa definition by Webster's New World
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German Southwest Africa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A former German colony of southwest Africa. It was annexed by Germany in 1885 and awarded to South Africa as the mandate of South-West Africa (now Namibia) by the League of Nations in 1919.