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Ceded Territory, noun phrase

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A name given by the British Colonial Office during the 19th century to the region bounded by the Kat River hills and the Tyhumie, Keiskamma, and Fish rivers; Neutral Territory.
1819 Cape Gaz. in G.M. Theal Rec. of Cape Col. (1902) XII. 344Strong Military Posts shall be established between the Keiskamma and the Fish River, to prevent the future occupation of the Ceded Territory by any petty Chieftain.
1981 J.B. Peires House of Phalo 131Originally D’Urban had planned to settle the Mfengu in the Ceded Territory as a human buffer against the Xhosa.
A name given by the British Colonial Office during the 19th century to the region bounded by the Kat River hills and the Tyhumie, Keiskamma, and Fish rivers; Neutral Territory.

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