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karoo


karoo


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Karreo  \Kar*reo"\,  n.;  pl  {Karroos}. 
  One  of  the  dry  table-lands  of  South  Africa,  which  often  rise 
  terracelike  to  considerable  elevations.  [Also  {karoo}.] 
 
  {The  Great  Karroo},  or  {The  Karroo},  a  vast  plateau,  in  Cape 
  Colony,  stretching  through  five  degrees  of  longitude,  at 
  an  elevation  of  about  3,000  feet.