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Meaning of Soweto

So•we•to

Pronunciation: (su-wē'tō, -wā'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a group of townships in NE South Africa, SW of and administered by Johannesburg: constructed in the 1950s and early 1960s to provide housing and services for black Africans. 550,000; 26 sq. mi. (67 sq. km).
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