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[jur-muh-stuh n] /ˈdʒɜr mə stən/

a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa.
a city in South Africa, southeast of Johannesburg: industrial centre, with the world’s largest gold refinery, serving the Witwatersrand mines. Pop: 139 721 (2001)


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