Bechuanaland

geographical name
Bech·​u·​a·​na·​land | \ ˌbech-ˈwä-nə-ˌland How to pronounce Bechuanaland (audio) , ˌbe-chə-\

Definition of Bechuanaland

1 region of southern Africa north of the Orange River and including the Kalahari Desert and Okavango Swamps a formerly used name
2 — see botswana
3 or British Bechuanaland former British colony in the region south of the Molopo River that became part of the Union of South Africa in 1895

Other Words from Bechuanaland

Bechuana \ ˌbech-​ˈwä-​nə How to pronounce Bechuana (audio) , ˌbe-​chə-​ \ adjective or noun

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