EP, noun

colloquial. Initial letters of Eastern Province; a sports team representing this region. Often attributive.
1971 E. Prov. Herald 1 Jan. 12Can E.P.’s top batsmen keep their form?..Brenda Petersen (E.P.) hit her best form at the..championships.
1983 Grocott’s Mail 28 Jan. 20Dolphin swims his way to EP records.
1984 Daily Dispatch 5 June 1A former EP rugby player had been at the forefront of it all.
1990 Weekend Post 20 Oct. 16EP have been criticised severely and at times fairly for our poor pitches.
1993 Weekend Post 12 June 11 (letter)They (sc. people from the townships) don’t care for EP so they don’t attend its matches...To paraphrase Donald Woods: the day EP drops apartheid in word and in deed, EP will be Currie Cup champions.
1993 C. Robertson in Sunday Times 17 Oct. 25EP regional police commissioner Major-General Daan Huggett..concluded that several of the smaller stations in the corridor were superfluous.
Initial letters of Eastern Province; a sports team representing this region. Often attributive.
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