gebied, noun2

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, territory, district.
A district or area, particularly an area demarcated by apartheid legislation. See also group area noun phrase sense 1.
1971 J.A. Brown Return 54They made it difficult for him to settle down in any of the coloured gebied; and the women had heard too much talk about his wife.
1980 Sunday Times 31 Aug. (Extra) 3He invites me to join his Karroo-cruising crew on a one-night gig in a one-horse, up-country gebied.
1981 Voice 8 July 2Group Areas decreed his parents move from a district of Benoni called Brentwood Park to Actonville because it was what the system called ‘a Blanke gebied’.
1982 Pace May 8Where is justice and Christian feeling when blacks are wished away and balkanised in some obscure ‘bantu gebied’ without their consultation or their agreement?
A district or area, particularly an area demarcated by apartheid legislation.

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