Definition of Pretoria in English:

Pretoria

proper noun

  • The administrative capital of South Africa; population 1,679,200 (est. 2009). It was founded in 1855 by Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819–1901), the first president of the South African Republic, and named after his father Andries.

Pronunciation:

Pretoria

/prəˈtôrēə/