American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of southeast Africa between South Africa and Mozambique. Settled in the early 19th century by Swazi groups fleeing Zulu attacks, the region became a South African protectorate (1894-1899) and was subsequently transferred to British administration in 1903. Swaziland was granted limited autonomy in 1963 and achieved full independence in 1968. The country's first democratic elections were held in 1993. Mbabane is the capital and the largest city. Population: 1,130,000.
- n. Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Kingdom of Swaziland.
- n. a landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968
- Swazi + land (Wiktionary)
“He lived for more than 14 years in Swaziland, Mozambique, and Zambia, overseeing the military training of other South African exiles and rising to the post of ANC intelligence chief.”
“Great story about your adventures in Swaziland and elsewhere.”
“A woman of that name died in Swaziland last month.”
“We hear that those girls in Swaziland, they weren't afraid to bathe [in the river] with boys, so we weren't afraid [to show our legs to men] either.”
“The ANC was of the view that in the long term Swaziland with benefit from a democratic dispensation but it was up to the Swazi's themselves to sort this out.”
“And so I focused on Swaziland, which is located in the Southern Africa - in Southern Africa, primarily because I just never heard of it.”
“Overall, I would say women are greatly discriminated against and are treated as minors in Swaziland.”
“The next highlight was a cultural endeavor in Swaziland.”
“In a report published on Thursday, titled Swaziland: Human rights at risk in a climate of political and legal uncertainty,”
“King Mswati III on Saturday announced a team to draft a new constitution within the next 18 month for Swaziland, which is ruled by southern Africa's last absolute monarch.”
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