Complete Definition of "Rand"

see|rand|RAND|rând
English

Etymology
Afrikaans, from Dutch rand#Dutch|rand; compare English rand.

Noun
Rand

  1. (with definite article) The Witwatersrand, a gold-mining geographic area also known as the Reef in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, of which the principal city is Johannesburg.

Related terms
mining area
reef

See also
rand
rant

Category: South African English


German

Etymology
Old High German rant, cognate with Old English rand#Old English|rand.
Noun
Rand m (plural Ränder)

  1. edge, brink, rim.
  2. ledge, margin.

Category:German nouns

de:Rand
fr:Rand
io:Rand
id:Rand
ru:Rand
fi:Rand

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