Witwatersrand meaning

wĭt-wô'tərz-rănd', -ränd', -wŏt'ərz-
A region of northeast South Africa between the Vaal River and Johannesburg. It has been one of the richest gold-mining areas in the world since the discovery of gold there in 1886.
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Region in South Africa, between the Vaal River & Johannesburg, consisting of ranges of hills that contain rich gold fields.
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