Bechuanaland

geographical name
Bech·u·a·na·land | \ ˌbech-ˈwä-nə-ˌland , 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, ˌbe-chə- \ adjective or noun

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