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Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla(Encyclopedia)Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla khl-hlä´hlä mänd´lä [key], 1918–2013, South African statesman. He earned a degree (B.A., 1943) after being expelled from the University College of Fort Hare (f...
Nelson Mandela Bay(Encyclopedia)Nelson Mandela Bay, metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 1,152,115), Eastern Cape prov., S South Africa, on Algoa Bay, an inlet of the Indian Ocean. Port Elizabeth is the municipal seat; other communi...
Port Elizabeth(Encyclopedia)Port Elizabeth, city, now part and seat of Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality, Eastern Cape prov., SE South Africa, on Algoa Bay, an arm of the Indian Ocean. It is a tourist center and a maj...
Nelson(Encyclopedia)Nelson, city (1991 pop. 8,760), SE British Columbia, on the Kootenay River. It is a transportation and administrative center for a lumbering and farming region.
Nelson(Encyclopedia)Nelson, town (1991 pop. 30,449), Lancashire, N England. It has cotton and rayon factories and electrical engineering works.
Nelson(Encyclopedia)Nelson, city (1996 pop. 40,242), N South Island, New Zealand, at the head of Tasman Bay. It is a center of fruit production, with other light industries. The Cawthron Institute for scientific research...
Nelson(Encyclopedia)Nelson, river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, issuing from the northeast end of Lake Winnipeg, central Man., Canada, and flowing NE to Hudson Bay at Port Nelson. With the Bow–South Saskatchewan–Saskatche...
de Klerk, F. W.(Encyclopedia)de Klerk, F. W. (Frederik Willem de Klerk)frd´rk vl´m d klûrk´ [key], 1936–, South African statesman, president of South Africa (1989–94). Holding ministerial posts from 1978, he b...
Uitenhage(Encyclopedia)Uitenhage yoo´tnhg, oi´tnhäg [key], town, part of Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality, Eastern Cape prov., S South Africa, on the Zwartkops River. It is an industrial center,...
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount(Encyclopedia)Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758–1805, British admiral. The most famous of Britain's naval heroes, he is commemorated by the celebrated Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square, London. Early Life He...
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