Meaning of Transkei


Pronunciation: (trans-kā', -kī'), [key]
— n.
  1. a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa on the Indian Ocean: granted independence in 1976 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 1,900,000; 16,910 sq. mi. (43,798 sq. km).Cap.:Umtata.
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