Dete (previously known as Dett) is a small railway re-crewing depot and developing town on the Bulawayo- Hwange- Victoria Falls railway line in Zimbabwe, approximately north-west of Bulawayo and south-east of Hwange, lying within the Hwange National Park.
Usage examples of "dete".
You, Dete, however, must certainly have learnt a good deal concerning him from your sister--am I not right?
It was off in a second, but there was still another to unfasten, for Dete had put the Sunday frock on over the everyday one, to save the trouble of carrying it.
Peter was immediately up and off down the steep mountain side, taking the shortest cut, and in an incredibly short space of time had reached the little heap of clothes, which he gathered up under his arm, and was back again so quickly that even Dete was obliged to give him a word of praise as she handed him the promised money.
Here he was sitting, his pipe in his mouth and his hands on his knees, quietly looking out, when the children, the goats and Cousin Dete suddenly clambered into view.
Meanwhile Dete had come up, with Peter after her, and the latter now stood still a while to watch what was going on.
Now Dete was not quite easy in her own conscience about what she was doing, and consequently was feeling hot and irritable, and said more than she had intended.
Again questions came raining down upon her from all sides, for every one knew Dete, as well as all particulars of the birth and former history of the child, and all wondered what she had done with it.
Unable at last to bear it any longer Dete ran forward as fast as she could until she was beyond reach of their voices.
AT HOME WITH GRANDFATHER As soon as Dete had disappeared the old man went back to his bench, and there he remained seated, staring on the ground without uttering a sound, while thick curls of smoke floated upward from his pipe.
Cousin Dete left another little bundle for you with a nightgown and other small things in it, which you will find at the bottom of the cupboard if you want them.
But Dete was prepared with an exceedingly amiable speech and began at once to praise the looks of the child.
Dete had thought at once of Heidi and had gone off without delay to see the lady-housekeeper, and after Dete had given her a description of Heidi, she had immediately agreed to take her.
Brigitta had told her shortly before that she had seen Dete going up to Alm-Uncle.
Frankfurt, and there the child would see how delightful it was, and Dete was sure would not wish to go back when she was once there.
This was a new idea to Heidi, and it pleased her so much that Dete had no longer any difficulty in getting her along.