a region in the S Republic of South Africa: inhabited mostly by the Xhosa.
a former region of S central South Africa: inhabited chiefly by people then known as the Kaffirs; British Kaffraria was a crown colony established in 1853 in the southwest of the region and annexed to Cape Colony in 1865
region of the Republic of South Africa in Eastern Cape province south of Lesotho bordering on the Indian Ocean
Example sentences for Kaffraria
These confine their labours principally to British Kaffraria and Kafirland.
Unlike Zulus, the natives throughout Kaffraria live in colonies.
For electoral purposes the Native Territories (see Kaffraria) are included in the eastern province.
Kaffraria is one of the most fertile regions in South Africa.
In that part of Kaffraria, game is exceedingly scarce, owing to the presence of a redundant native population.