How to use Bulawayo in a sentence
Here are, too, the chief railway workshops between Kimberley and Bulawayo.
North of Mafeking on the railway to Bulawayo are the small towns of Gaberones and Francistown.
The old trade route to Bulawayo, which skirts the eastern edge of the Kalahari, is now rarely used.
Another railway, part of the Cape to Cairo connexion, runs north-west from Bulawayo, Grossing the Zambezi just below the Victoria Falls.
The "Place of Slaughter," as the Zulu word Bulawayo is interpreted, was founded about 1838 by Lobengula's father, Mosilikatze, some distance south of the present town, and continued to be the royal residence till its occupation by the British South Africa Company's forces in November 1893, when a new town was founded.Advertisement
Moffat, the British resident at Bulawayo, to enter into a treaty with Lobengula, the Matabele chief.
Jameson, then administrator of Mashonaland, and Bulawayo was occupied.
In 1860 Livingstone, with Dr (afterwards Sir John) Kirk, made a careful investigation of the falls, but until the opening of the railway from Bulawayo (1905) they were rarely visited.