Botswana

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geographical name Bo·tswa·na \ bät-ˈswä-nə \

Definition of Botswana

landlocked country in southern Africa north of the Molopo River; an independent republic since 1966, formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland; capital Gaborone area 224,606 square miles (581,730 square kilometers), population 1,680,863


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