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

Definition of Bechuanaland

  1. 1 region of southern Africa north of the Orange River and including the Kalahari Desert and Okavango Swamps —a formerly used name

  2. 2 — see botswana

  3. 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


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