Mafeking



[mah-fi-king] /ˈmɑ fɪˌkɪŋ/

noun
1.
a town in N Republic of South Africa: former administrative seat of Bechuanaland; besieged for 217 days by Boers 1899–1900.
/ˈmæfɪˌkɪŋ/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1980) of Mafikeng

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