Definition of Orange Free State in English:

Orange Free State

proper noun

  • An area and former province in central South Africa, situated to the north of the Orange River. An area inhabited by Bantu-speaking farmers, it was first settled by Boers after the Great Trek. It became a province of the Union of South Africa in 1910 and in 1994 became one of the new provinces of South Africa.

    It was named free state in 1995