Definition of overberg in English:

overberg

noun

South African
  • Any region situated beyond mountains, especially (with capital initial) such a region in the Western Cape or in KwaZulu-Natal.

adjective

South African
  • That is situated or comes from beyond a mountain or mountains; from the Overberg.

Origin

Early 19th century. From over- + South African Dutch berg berg, after South African Dutch die Overberg, name of a region in the Western Cape. With use as adjective compare South African Dutch overbergsch (Afrikaans Overbergs) of or relating to the Overberg.

Pronunciation

overberg

/ˈəʊvəbəːɡ/