Bantustan

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noun Ban·tu·stan \ˌban-tü-ˈstan, ˌbän-tü-ˈstän, ˈban-tü-ˌ, ˈbän-tü-ˌ, -tə-\

Definition of Bantustan

  1. :  any of several all-black enclaves formerly in the Republic of South Africa that had a limited degree of self-government

Origin and Etymology of bantustan

Bantu + -stan land (as in Hindustan)


First Known Use: 1949


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