Definition of Khayelitsha in US English:

Khayelitsha

proper noun

  • A township 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Cape Town, South Africa; population 2,100,000 (est. 2009). Designed to accommodate 250,000 people, it was built in 1983 for black Africans from the squatter camps of Crossroads, Langa, and KTC.

Pronunciation

Khayelitsha

/kīəˈliCHə/