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Gauteng, noun

Forms:
Also Gouteng.
Origin:
Sotho, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, AfrikaansShow more Sotho, from Northern Sotho gauta, Southern Sotho gauda, ultimately an adaptation of Afrikaans goud /xəʊt/ gold + teng there, inside; see Eastern Province Herald quotation 1994.
1. Golden City.
[1961 Southern Sotho-English Dict.Gaudëng, Johannesburg.]
1994 Wilhelm & Naidoo in Sunday Times 1 May 15Egoli may now be as familiar as Johannesburg but there are a string of other slang words for the city...Gauteng (from the Sotho word Gauge [sic] which means gold).
2. The name of one of the nine provinces of South Africa (previously the PWV Province, see PWV sense b). Also attributive.
1994 P. Smythe on TV1, 8 Dec. (Agenda)From all of us in the studio here in Gauteng, goodnight.
1994 Sunday Times 25 Dec. 1Gauteng children will be showered with candies by the region’s SAPS Air Wing.
Golden City.
The name of one of the nine provinces of South Africa (previously the PWV Province, see PWVb). Also attributive.

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