Definition of Karoos

1. Noun. (plural of karoo) ¹



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Definition of Karoos

1. karoo [n] - See also: karoo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Karoos

karmaless
karmas
karmic
karmically
karn
karnal blunt
karnay
karnays
karnofsky performance score
karnofsky performance status
karns
karo
karob
karobs
karoo
karoos (current term)
karoshi
kaross
karosses
karpatite
karpholite
karpinskite
karree
karri
karris
karroo
karroos
karsey
karseys
karsies

Literary usage of Karoos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the Institute of Jamaica by Institute of Jamaica Library (1895)
"The Bush Boys: or the History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and his Family in the wild karoos of Southern Africa. 8vo. ; London and Nno York, nd [26 c. ..."

2. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"The desert regions of South-Western Africa, from the northern karoos of Cape Colony through the Kalahari and Damaraland to Southern Angola in ..."

3. With Star and Crescent: A Full and Authentic Account of a Recent Journey by A. Locher (1889)
"Hardly inferior to the vast jungles of Hindoostan, or the boundless karoos of South Africa; for here, in Mesopotamia, the plucky sportsman can bestride a ..."

4. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"To my mind the loss of stripes in the quagga was entirely due to the environment in which this species had lived for long ages; for on the karoos of the ..."

5. Journal by Liverpool Geological Association (1889)
"... nge form vast plains (karoos) in the centre of Natal. Jurassic strata are entirely absent, as far as it is known, through the entire continent. ..."

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