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Meaning of "Tugela" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUGELA

Tugela  [tuːˈɡeɪlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUGELA

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tugela is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TUGELA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tugela

Tugela River

The Tugela River is the largest river in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. It is one of the most important rivers of the country. The river originates in the Drakensberg Mountains, Mont-aux-Sources, and plunges 947 metres down the Tugela Falls. From the Drakensberg range the river follows a 502 kilometres route through the KwaZulu-Natal midlands before flowing into the Indian Ocean. The total catchment area is approximately 29,100 square kilometres. Land uses in the catchment are mainly rural subsistence farming and commercial forestry. British troops crossing the river during the Second Boer War...

Definition of Tugela in the English dictionary

The definition of Tugela in the dictionary is a river in E South Africa, rising in the Drakensberg where it forms the Tugela Falls, 856 m high, before flowing east to the Indian Ocean: scene of battles during the Zulu War and the Boer War. Length: about 500 km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUGELA


ala
ˈeɪlə
alar
ˈeɪlə
favela
fɑːˈveɪlə
hailer
ˈheɪlə
inhaler
ɪnˈheɪlə
mailer
ˈmeɪlə
regaler
rɪˈɡeɪlə
retailer
ˈriːteɪlə
sailor
ˈseɪlə
scalar
ˈskeɪlə
scaler
ˈskeɪlə
tailor
ˈteɪlə
talar
ˈteɪlə
Taylor
ˈteɪlə
tractor-trailer
ˌtræktəˈtreɪlə
trailer
ˈtreɪlə
Venezuela
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə
whaler
ˈweɪlə
wholesaler
ˈhəʊlseɪlə
zarzuela
zɑːˈzweɪlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUGELA

Tuileries

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUGELA

Akela
Arbela
Benguela
candela
Cela
chela
Compostela
Hela
Kerbela
Kumbh Mela
kwela
Mandela
mela
pela
Santiago de Compostela
stela
tela
Vela
vuvuzela
weigela

Synonyms and antonyms of Tugela in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Tugela» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

图盖拉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Tugela
570 millions of speakers

English

Tugela
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Tugela
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Tugela
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Tugela
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tugela
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tugela
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tugela
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tugela
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tugela
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツゲラ川
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

투 겔라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tugela
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tugela
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Tugela
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुगाला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tugela
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tugela
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tugela
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Tugela
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tugela
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Tugela
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Tugela
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tugela
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tugela
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUGELA»

The term «Tugela» is regularly used and occupies the 83.637 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUGELA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Tugela

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUGELA»

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Ladysmith Colenso/Spion Kop/Hlangwane/Tugela
Chapter. Four. HLANGWANE. AND. TUGELA. HEIGHTS. 17th-27th. February. 1900. General Buller was now in deep trouble, as were the Government. An Editorial on February 3rd 1900 in a provincial paper, the Barnsley Chronicle, summed ...
Lewis Childs, 1990
2
The South African Fisherman
TUGELA MOUTH Although the river is almost 100 kilometres north of Durban, the solitude and lush vegetation of the surrounding countryside and the possibility of good fishing make a day trip worthwhile. At the mouth there are two resorts, ...
Ivor Whibley, 2003
3
South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland
Zululand extends roughly from the mouth of the Tugela River up to St Lucia and inland west of the N2 to Vryheid. The region is most visited for the spectacular Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park and its many traditional Zulu villages. Here, you can learn  ...
Kate Armstrong, 2006
4
The Victorians at War, 1815-1914: An Encyclopedia of British ...
To get to Ladysmith,Buller's force would have to advance 10 miles across open country to the fast-flowing Tugela River, a major obstacle. High ground with a number of easily defensible peaks stretched from the bank of the Tugela northward ...
Harold E. Raugh, 2004
5
Frommer's South Africa
Qambathi Mtn. Lodge 2 mi 0 0 2 km Tugela FREE STATE KWAZULU–NATAL ROYAL NATAL NATIONAL PARK RUGGED GLEN NATURE RESERVE A M PH IT H EA TRE Tugela TU GELA G OR G E LESOTHO Thendele Camp Tugela Falls  ...
Pippa de Bruyn, Keith Bain, 2012
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Inland Waters of Southern Africa: An Ecological Perspective
Within the catchment of the Tugela River, the largest Natal river system, wetlands occupied 16.5% of the Tugela Basin. This estimate is based upon the original distribution of hydromorphic (bottomland) soils in the basin as illustrated in Fig. 8.
B.R. Allanson, 1990
7
African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems
The Kei and Tugela rivers have both incised deep valleys that are inhabited by endemic species of Opistophthalmus, but no Opistophthalmus species are found in between them. The effects of river drainage on the evolution and biogeography  ...
Bernhard A. Huber, Bradley J. Sinclair, Karl-Heinz Lampe, 2005
8
Precambrian of the Southern Hemisphere
In general, the upper thrust-sheets are made up of folded segments of the Tugela Group, a major metavolcanic—sedimentary sequence, while the lower thrust- sheets also contain tectonic slices and infolded elements of an infrastructural ...
D.R. Hunter, 1981
9
Engineering Geology and Construction
The bridge that suffered the most damage during the flooding was the John Ross Bridge spanning the Tugela River, which is situated on the main road between Richards Bay and Durban. Foundation failure of a pier and caisson caused the ...
Fred G. Bell, 2004
10
Addressing the Threat of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis:: A ...
Tugela Ferry June 2005 Tugela Ferry June 2006 Tugela Ferry March 2007 FIGuRE 3-2 Facilities in KwaZulu-Natal Province where at least one XDR TB case was described or diagnosed from June 2005 to March 2007. NOTE: There were 6 ...
Robert Giffin, Sally Robinson, Institute of Medicine, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUGELA»

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KZN under pressure to make billion rand water project a success
The project taps into the mighty Tugela River, from which water is funnelled into an abstraction plant, which filters out rocks and fish, returning them to the river, ... «eNCA, Jul 15»
2
Plenty garrick at Tugela Mouth
Tugela River Mouth has seen a fair amount of action over the last week and is among the only spots to have continued to produce good fish through these ... «East Coast Radio, Jul 15»
3
Pupils brave crocodile-infested Tugela River to attend school in KZN
Until now, they've had to brave the crocodile-infested Tugela River. Those who can't afford the five rand for a one-way boat trip have had to wade across or ... «eNCA, Jun 15»
4
Woman missing after falling off yacht in KZN
The search for a missing woman who was believed to have fallen off a yacht at the Tugela River Mouth in Kwa-Zulu Natal continued on Saturday. Photo: Andre ... «eNCA, Jun 15»
5
Mental patient steals vehicle during hospital escape
He drove from Tugela Ferry into Ladysmith and then on the R103 heading out of Ladysmith, towards the Colenso area. Public Safety officers were conducting ... «The Citizen, Jun 15»
6
Tugela Ferry Mall welcomed
Mayor of Tugela Ferry, Councillor S.J. Sikhakhane and Nkosi S.W. Mthembu, chief of the area, were among those who attended and were involved in the official ... «News24, Apr 15»
7
Drug-resistant TB: The distance between
Tugela Ferry was the epicentre of a high profile and deadly outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) in 2006. Now, the rural community is ... «Health-e, Mar 15»
8
Hiker found dead at Tugela Falls
Durban - A rope rescue team has recovered the body of a hiker from a ledge 90m below the Tugela Falls in the northern Drakensberg. Mountain Club ... «Independent Online, Dec 14»
9
R55m bridge for uMsinga - Zuma
Durban - A bridge would be built over the Tugela River at uMsinga to connect the Mashunka and Ngubo communities, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. «Independent Online, Nov 14»
10
Free State crash halts N3 traffic
Johannesburg - The N3 was closed in both directions between Montrose and the Tugela toll plaza on Friday due to an accident on Van Reenen's Pass, the N3 ... «Independent Online, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tugela [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tugela>. Jul 2019 ».
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