from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Tswana.
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- n. Plural form of Motswana.
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- n. a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
The majority Tswana-speaking citizens are referred to as "Batswana"/Motswana, but this does not necessarily cater for the minority non-Tswana-speaking population of Botswana.
Batswana woman of traditional build who decides to become a professional private detective.
ACHAP has supported Botswana in preventing the estimated deaths of more than 53,000 Batswana living with HIV.
He then proudly announced in halting English that his congress had recently ratified a measure during a session in his bedroom the previous night to change the name of the country from Botswana to Batswana.
She says that Batswana by nature are a modest people.
We often hear in Botswana, that Batswana are not readers.
Why is no one mentioning the sterling performances by Batswana actors in the production?
Batswana have the terrible tendency to always look for the dark side.
I co-wrote the books with two other Batswana writers.
I don't imagine they totally reflect Botswana life today, but a life wished for when things were simpler and even a 'modern' Batswana sp? might rely on tradition to help solve problems.
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