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 (əm-bä-bän′, -bä-bä′nē)
The capital of Swaziland, in the northwest part of the country. It is a commercial center for an agricultural region.


(Placename) the capital of Swaziland, in the northwest: administrative and financial centre, with a large iron mine nearby. Pop: 71 000 (2005 est)


(bɑˈbɑn, -ˈbɑ ni, əm bɑ-)

the capital of Swaziland, in the NW part. 38,290.
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Noun1.Mbabane - capital of SwazilandMbabane - capital of Swaziland; located in northwestern Swaziland
Kingdom of Swaziland, Swaziland - a landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968
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Embassy in Mbabane held two major events, including one in which Ambassador Makila James and the Public Affairs Section (PAS) hosted government officials, civil society leaders, members of the business community, artists and musicians for an evening of live jazz on April 18.
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The Swazi minister expressed the hope that the Islamic Republic of Iran would open its embassy in Mbabane in the near future.
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Early life: Born Richard Esterhuysen on May 2, 1957, in Mbabane, Swaziland.
Summary: MBABANE - Swaziland imposed a 14 per cent value-added tax on Sunday in its latest attempt to plug a debilitating budget crisis, sparking a renewed protest call by labour unions.
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