geographical name Bo·phu·tha·tswa·na \ˌbō-(ˌ)pü-tät-ˈswä-nä\

Definition of Bophuthatswana

  1. former group of noncontiguous enclaves in the Republic of South Africa mostly on or near the border with Botswana and set aside for black people as part of a government program of racial segregation; capital Mmabatho Bophuthatswana was declared to be independent in 1977 but was reincorporated into South Africa in 1994.

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