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veld or veldt (both: vĕlt, Du. fĕlt) [Du.,=field], term applied to the grassy undulating plateaus of the Republic of South Africa and of Zimbabwe. The veld comprises territory of varying elevation—the highveld (4,000–6,000 ft/1,220–1,830 m), the middleveld (2,000–4,000 ft/610–1,220 m), and the lowveld (500–2,000 ft/150–610 m). The highveld, the largest of the plateaus, is in the Republic of South Africa. Abundant crops of potatoes and corn are grown, large cattle herds are grazed, and industrial and mining centers are found there.

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veld Extensive grasslands in the east of the interior of South Africa, often with a scattering of trees or bushes. In these instances the names tree veld and bush veld respectively are applied. True grass veld is confined to the high terrain.

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veld Extensive grasslands in the east of the interior of S. Africa, often with a scattering of trees or bushes. In these instances the names tree veld and bush veld respectively are applied. True grass veld is confined to the high terrain.

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veld / velt/ (also veldt) • n. open, uncultivated country or grassland in southern Africa. It is conventionally classified by altitude into highveld, middleveld, and lowveld.

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veld, veldt (S. Afr.) unenclosed country. XIX. — Afrikaans veld, earlier veldt :- Du. veld FIELD.

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