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Durban

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

South African city, formerly Port Natal.

Situated on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Durban is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the country’s most active seaport. It...

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Durban

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 54 words.

1. French: southern variant of Durbin.

2. French: habitational name from any of various places called Durban, in Ariège,

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Durban

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 47 words.

Seaport on the n shore of Durban Bay, South Africa. Founded in 1835, the national convention initiating the Union

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Durban

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 52 words.

A city in South Africa, on the northern shore of Durban Bay. The largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal,

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Durban

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

South African city, formerly Port Natal.

Situated on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Durban is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the country’s most active seaport. It...

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Durban

W. H. Peters.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 578 words.

South African city in Natal, on the Indian Ocean coast. The chief seaport in South Africa, with a population of c. 800,000, it is noted for its variety of architectural styles and a...

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Durban Botanic Gardens

Donal McCracken.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 228 words.

South Africa, is Africa's oldest surviving botanic gardens and Durban's oldest public institution. The Natal Agricultural and Horticultural Society founded

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Durban, South Africa

Kate Tuttle.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 357 words.

Situated on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Durban is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the country’s most

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Durban, South Africa

Kate Tuttle.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 362 words.

Situated on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Durban is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the country’s

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Durban poison <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 92 words.

an exceptionally well-regarded variety of marijuana, grown near Durban, Natal.

1969 personal recollection. 1974 J. Matthews The Park and...

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Durban Botanic Gardens

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

South Africa, is Africa's oldest surviving botanic gardens and Durban's oldest public institution. The Natal Agricultural and Horticultural Society founded it in 1849 when the British...

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