Definition of "veldt" [veldt]

  • Any of the open grazing areas of southern Africa. (noun)

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Use "veldt" in a sentence
  • "The word "veldt" is Dutch, and the word "illimitable" is Double Dutch."
  • "Colonial troops were valued for their ability to “shoot and ride,” and they performed well on the veldt, which is not unlike Gippsland, the Wimmera, or the Riverina."
  • "Six major land masses characterized uniformly with low mountains, plains areas studded with grasses and small trees, best described as a veldt."