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Related / Similar Words: Witwatersrand, Rand, reef

 

Definition:
  • a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese;
  • a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water;
  • reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef;
  • roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area;
  • lower and bring partially inboard; "reef the sailboat''s mast";

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    Hyponyms: coral reef

     

    Part Meronyms: Transvaal

     

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