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n. pl. Basotho or Ba·so·thos
A member of a Sotho-speaking people of Lesotho and adjacent parts of South Africa.
[Sotho : ba-, pl. n. pref. + -sotho, Sotho.]
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n, pl -tho or -thos
(Peoples) a member of the subgroup of the Sotho people who chiefly inhabit Lesotho. Former name: Basuto
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|Noun||1.||Basotho - a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho|
Basutoland, Kingdom of Lesotho, Lesotho - a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
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