low country, noun phrase

Forms:
Also with initial capitals.
Origin:
Afrikaans
obs.
lowveld. Also attributive.
1879 Chambers’s Jrnl (U.K.) 1 Mar. 134For big game, the low country and Bushveld is that part of the Transvaal which the hunter must seek.
1947 J. Stevenson-Hamilton Wild Life in S. Afr. 189I have weighed a good number of low-country leopards immediately after death.
lowveld. Also attributive.

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