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 (sĕt-swä′nə) also Sech·ua·na (sĕch-wä′-)
See Tswana.


(ˈtswɑ nə, ˈswɑ-)

n., pl. -nas, (esp. collectively) -na.
1. a member of an African people, a division of the Sotho, living mainly in Botswana and in the Transvaal and Cape Province in South Africa.
2. the Bantu language of the Tswana.
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Noun1.Setswana - the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana in BotswanaSetswana - the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana in Botswana
Sotho - any of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho
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