Johannesburg Definition

jō-hănĭs-bûrg, -hänĭs-
proper name
Capital of Gauteng province, South Africa.
Webster's New World
pronoun

The largest city of South Africa.

Wiktionary
other
The largest 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.
American Heritage

Origin of Johannesburg

  • From Dutch Johannesburg.

    From Wiktionary

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