from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly Bech·u·a·na·land (bĕch-wäˈnə-lăndˌ, bĕchˌo͞o-äˈ-)Botswana A country of south-central Africa. Originally inhabited by the San and later (18th century) by the Tswana, the region became a British protectorate after 1885 and gained full independence in 1966. Gaborone is the capital and the largest city. Population: 1,820,000.
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- proper n. A country in Southern Africa (formerly Bechuanaland). Official name: Republic of Botswana.
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- n. a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
After the Tswana people. (Wiktionary)