Lesotho


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Lesotho

Le·so·tho

 (lə-sō′tō, -so͞o′to͞o) Formerly Ba·su·to·land (bə-so͞o′tō-lănd′)
A country of southern Africa forming an enclave within east-central South Africa. Inhabited originally by the San and later by a variety of Sotho-speaking peoples, the area became a British protectorate in 1868 and achieved its independence in 1966. Maseru is the capital.

Lesotho

(lɪˈsuːtʊ; ləˈsəʊtəʊ)
n
(Placename) a kingdom in southern Africa, forming an enclave in the Republic of South Africa: annexed to British Cape Colony in 1871; made a protectorate in 1884; gained independence in 1966; a member of the Commonwealth. It is generally mountainous, with temperate grasslands throughout. Languages: Sesotho and English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: loti and South African rand. Capital: Maseru. Pop: 1 936 181 (2013 est). Area: 30 344 sq km (11 716 sq miles). Former name (1884–1966): Basutoland

Le•so•tho

(ləˈsu tu, -ˈsoʊ toʊ)

n.
a monarchy in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 2,128,950; 11,716 sq. mi. (30,344 sq. km). Cap.: Maseru.Formerly, Basutoland.
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Noun1.Lesotho - a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern AfricaLesotho - a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
capital of Lesotho, Maseru - the capital of Lesotho; located in northwestern Lesotho
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Basotho - a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho
Sotho - a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
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