One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any region situated beyond mountains, especially (with capital initial) such a region in the Western Cape or in KwaZulu-Natal.
That is situated or comes from beyond a mountain or mountains; from the Overberg.
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.
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