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English translation: southern part of the African continent

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English term or phrase:southern african
English translation:southern part of the African continent
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15:11 Nov 1, 2006
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Geography
English term or phrase: southern african
Hi, does this adjective refer to the country of South Africa or to the whole of the southern part of the African continent?
Thank you in advance
xxxanok
Local time: 07:34
southern part of the African continent
Explanation:
is what I think is meant here

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Note added at 34 mins (2006-11-01 15:46:01 GMT)
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a google search for "Southern African" yields nearly 4 million hits, so it does appear to be an established term for that region of the world
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Jonathan MacKerron
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +21southern part of the African continent
Jonathan MacKerron


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +21
southern part of the African continent


Explanation:
is what I think is meant here

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Note added at 34 mins (2006-11-01 15:46:01 GMT)
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a google search for "Southern African" yields nearly 4 million hits, so it does appear to be an established term for that region of the world

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters: would be my guess, too, w/o more context
5 mins

agree  Jack Doughty
6 mins

agree  R-i-c-h-a-r-d
17 mins

agree  Alexander Demyanov
19 mins

agree  David Moore: assuming correct usage...(if it's not, it's an own goal!!)
23 mins

agree  Armorel Young: because something relating to the country of South Africa would be South African (e.g. "South African wine").
28 mins

agree  niczav: Definitely an established term
30 mins

agree  Rachel Fell
39 mins

agree  Erich Ekoputra
41 mins

agree  Sonia Gomes
1 hr

agree  Suzan Hamer
2 hrs

agree  Will Matter: with Armorel
2 hrs

agree  gioielli
4 hrs

agree  Charlesp
4 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
4 hrs

agree  William [Bill] Gray: Absolutely agree with all the above!
4 hrs

agree  Alp Berker
6 hrs

agree  conejo
7 hrs

agree  Roman Bardachev: Armorel said it best
9 hrs

agree  Sophia Finos
11 hrs

agree  Robert Fox
18 hrs
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