Johannesburg definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Gauteng province, South Africa: pop. 713,000
Johannesburg definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of South Africa, in the northeast part of the country northwest of Durban. Founded in 1886 after the discovery of gold nearby, it is a major industrial center. Population: 3,220,000.
Johannesburg - Cultural Definition
Largest city in South Africa, located in the northeastern part of the country.
- It is the commercial center for South Africa's diamond and gold industries.