Kar*roo" (?), n.; pl. Karroos ().

One of the dry table-lands of South Africa, which often rise terracelike to considerable elevations.

[Also karoo.]

The Great Karroo, ∨ The Karroo, a vast plateau, in Cape Colony, stretching through five degrees of longitude, at an elevation of about 3,000 feet.


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