a point of land in southwestern South Africa (south of Cape Town)
a province of western South Africa
a headland extending out from the Atlantic coast of South Africa that influences ocean currents
Southern tip of Africa; first circumnavigated in 1488 by Portuguese in search of direct route to India. (p. 545)
The Cape of Good Hope (Afrikaans: Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Dutch: Kaap de Goede Hoop, Portuguese: Cabo da Boa EsperanÃ§a) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of South Africa. While it is possibly the best-known of the southern African capes, it is not actually the southernmost point of the continent; this is about 150 kilometres (90 mi) south-east at Cape Agulhas. However, the rounding of the Cape of Good Hope in 1488 was the first major milestone in Portuguese attempts to establish a sea route to the Far East.
Cape of Good Hope (å¥½æœ›è§’, born 1998) is a British thoroughbred racehorse based in Hong Kong. Sired by Inchinor to dam Cape Merino, the Chestnut gelding is trained by David Oughton. Despite being overshadowed by champion sprinter Silent Witness in Hong Kong, Cape of Good Hope some success on international stages.
The Cape of Good Hope is a 2004 South African comedy drama film written and produced by Suzanne Kay Bamford and her husband Mark Bamford under the direction of Mark Bamford. This is Mark Bamford's first feature film after his critically praised short, Hero (2001).