(South African, history) the Great Trek, the migration of Boer farmers with their slaves and African servants from the Cape Colony to the north and east from about 1836 to 1845 to escape British authority
[greyt-uhng-kuh l] /ˈgreɪtˌʌŋ kəl/ noun 1. a granduncle. noun 1. an uncle of one’s father or mother; brother of one’s grandfather or grandmother
noun 1. the general public; the populace or masses.
noun 1. a desert in SW central Australia. 125,000 sq. mi. (324,000 sq. km). noun 1. a desert in S Australia, in SE Western Australia and W South Australia. Area: 323 750 sq km (125 000 sq miles)
noun, Linguistics. 1. a series of changes in the quality of the long vowels between Middle and Modern English as a result of which all were raised, while the high vowels (ē) and (o̅o̅), already at the upper limit, underwent breaking to become the diphthongs (ī) and (ou). noun 1. (linguistics) a phonetic change that […]