Definition of Botswana

1. Noun. A landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of Botswana
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Botswana, Gaborone, Kalahari, Kalahari Desert
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Herero, Sotho, Batswana, Bechuana, Tswana



Definition of Botswana

1. Proper noun. A country in Southern Africa (formerly ''Bechuanaland''). Official name: Republic of Botswana. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Botswana

1. A republic in southern africa, between namibia and zambia. It was formerly called bechuanaland. Its capital is gaborone. The kalahari desert is in the west and southwest. Botswana was organised as a british protectorate in 1885 and became independent in 1966. The name comes from bo, the prefix for abstract nouns + tswana, the people themselves. Bechuana in its earlier name is the english corruption of botswana. (12 Dec 1998)

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