Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A country of south-central Africa. Originally inhabited by the San and later (after the 18th century) by the Tswana, the region became a British protectorate as Bechuanaland (1885) and gained full independence in 1966. Gaborone is the capital and the largest city.

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  • proper noun A country in Southern Africa (formerly Bechuanaland). Official name: Republic of Botswana.

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  • noun a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s

Etymologies

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After the Tswana people.

Examples

  • BOTSWANA: UNAIDS said in November 1998 that 25 percent of adults in Botswana, population 1.55 million, were infected.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2008) - African Copper Plc ( "African Copper" or "the Company") (TSX: ACU) (AIM: ACU) (BOTSWANA: AFRICAN COPPER) is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the progress at the Mowana open pit mine in Botswana.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • A probable albino elephant calf in Botswana is getting attention ...

    Pink Elephant

  • A probable albino elephant calf in Botswana is getting attention ...

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Little known fact: the number two cause of death in Botswana is pancreatic-spontaneous-combustion.

    DAVID FINCHER AND SPIKE JONZE PRESENT

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