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Ga·bo·ro·ne

 (gä′bə-rō′nē)
The capital of Botswana, in the southeast part near the South African border. It was founded c. 1890.

Gaborone

(ˌhæbəˈrəʊnɪ)
n
(Placename) the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop: 186 007 (2001). Former name: Gaberones

Ga•bo•ro•ne

(ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-)

n.
the capital of Botswana, in the SE part. 110,973. Formerly, Gaberones.
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Noun1.Gaborone - capital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
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Newest plane in fleet These indicated the aircraft was operating at normal cruising altitude, and had good communications with the control tower in the Botswana capital Gaberone.
Paper presented at the PanAfrican Congress of Prehistory and Related Fields, Gaberone, July 2005.
Rise-set time corrections Bloemfontein + 0 17 + 0 15 + 0 13 Cape Town + 0 36 + 0 46 + 0 56 Cedarberg + 0 37 + 0 43 + 0 49 Dar es Salaam + 0 09 - 0 37 - 1 23 Durban - 0 03 - 0 04 - 0 04 East London + 0 01 + 0 08 + 0 16 Francistown + 0 29 + 0 10 - 0 09 Gaberone + 0 28 + 0 16 + 0 04 Harare + 0 22 - 0 04 - 0 30 Johannesburg + 0 17 + 0 08 - 0 01 Komatipoort + 1 02 + 0 52 + 0 42 Knysna + 0 18 + 0 28 + 0 38 Luanda + 1 50 + 1 07 + 0 25 Lusaka + 0 37 + 0 07 - 0 24 Nacala (Moz) - 0 11 - 0 43 - 1 15 Nairobi + 0 29 - 0 27 - 1 23 Port Louis (Mar) - 1 29 - 1 50 - 2 11 Pretoria + 0 17 + 0 07 - 0 02 Seychelles - 0 52 - 1 42 - 2 32 Sutherland + 0 31 + 0 37 + 0 43 Upington + 0 39 + 0 35 + 0 31 Victoria Falls + 0 42 + 0 17 - 0 09 Windhoek + 1 08 + 0 52 + 0 35 Table 6.
This chance meeting resulted in our linkage and collaboration that finally pulled out the volume of JACYL--African Children's Literature at The Dawn of 21st Century--an edited collection of scholarly essays/papers presented at the First Conference on the Research and Study of Children's Literature held in Gaberone, Botswana, in Southern Africa in May 2002.
In a game been Gaberone United and Botswana Defence Forces in their Premier League the commentator referred to Ntesang Simanyana as 'Dwarf', Kenny Ledikwe as 'Shoes', Zara Ramanoko as 'Special Branch', Boitumelo Modisaotsile as 'Schoolboy' and Ofentse Nato as 'Size 10'.
The project, due to be funded by a consortium of five southern African governments, utilities and foreign institutional financiers, is now a doubtful starter, said the chief executive of the Western Power Corridor (Westcor), Pat Naidoo, in Gaberone, Botswana.