1950H.C. Bosman inL. AbrahamsJurie Steyn’s Post Office (1971) 32She was a little girl staying in the lonely African wilds. Gramadoelas was the word that Aunt Susan used...It was loose talk about wilds and gramadoelas and tropics that gave the Marico a bad name, we said.
1970R.M. AndersonInformant, Port ElizabethHe’s now living somewhere in the gamadoelas. (In the bush or veld.)
1978Cape Times 1 Feb. 11In that harsh part of the world..they were stuck in the parched gamadoelas in the midday heat, kilometres from anywhere.
1979Sunday Times 8 July 17The gramadoelas await those who do not collaborate in the process of removing race discrimination and recognising the claims of black, as well as white, to basic human rights.
1982Flying Springbok Nov. 26Whoever first irreverently used the word gramadoelas to describe a panorama of wild and brutal desolation might have been standing, as we now are,..looking down over the canyon.
1989Personality 10 Apr. 40The man from the gamadoelas of the world was suddenly rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Benson and Al Jarreau.
1990A. Rice inFrontline Dec. 15Just one passing reference to the gramadoelas and this Londoner is there, back in the bundu.
1993M. Oettle inWeekend Post 17 July (Leisure) 785c[stamp]..: ‘moon landscape’. The deeply eroded gramadoela country to the north of the Kuiseb River.
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