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Conquered Territory, noun phrase

In historical contexts. An area of the eastern Orange Free State bordering on the Kingdom of Lesotho, formerly the grazing and agricultural lands of the Basotho, but ceded to the Orange Free State by the treaty of Thaba Bosiu (1866). Also occasionally in the plural.
1909 G.Y. Lagden Basutos II. 450President Brand on January 13, 1869, summoned his Volksraad...Raiding was prevalent in the conquered territory; they were precluded from pursuing delinquents into British territory.
1989 Reader’s Digest Illust. Hist. of S. Afr. 161In terms of the treaty, the OFS claimed a large slice of Basotho land, which became known as the Conquered Territory.
An area of the eastern Orange Free State bordering on the Kingdom of Lesotho, formerly the grazing and agricultural lands of the Basotho, but ceded to the Orange Free State by the treaty of Thaba Bosiu (1866). Also occasionally in the plural.

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