Lesotho

geographical name Le·so·tho \ lə-ˈsō-(ˌ)tō , -ˈsü-(ˌ)tü \
variants: or formerly Basutoland play \bə-ˈsü-tō-ˌland\

Definition of Lesotho

mountainous landlocked country in southern Africa surrounded by the Republic of South Africa; a constitutional monarchy within the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Maseru area 11,716 square miles (30,462 square kilometers), population 1,876,633

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